Mexico Now Deports More Central American Migrants Than The U.S.
In a shift from years past, new data shows that Mexico apprehends and deports more undocumented immigrants from Central America than does the United States.
While illegal immigration to the U.S. remains a potent political issue in the presidential campaign, more Mexican immigrants have returned to Mexico from the U.S. than have migrated here since 2009.
Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti talks to Victoria Rietig, policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, about Mexico’s growing role as an enforcer against illegal immigration in the region.
- Victoria Rietig, policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute.
Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.