The National Institute of Migration (INM) under the Ministry of the Interior of Mexico, announced Tuesday that it authorizes the passage of foreign migrants who have an appointment confirmed by the Customs and Border Protection Office (CBP, for its acronym in English).
The care it provides "does not imply the issuance of permits to stay in Mexico."
In a statement, the INM indicated that "it allows the use of Mexican territory for the transit of foreign persons" originating from Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba and Nicaragua "who have an application to enter the United States previously accepted by CBP.
The agency explained that for this, the immigration authority "maintains communication with CBP links" to verify the existence of an appointment in US territory "and allow their passage to reach the port of entry authorized by the United States, whether by air or land. and complete your process.
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The statement clarifies that the attention provided by the INM to foreigners who have requested their entry process into the United States through the CBP One or Advance Travel Authorization (ATA) application "does not imply the issuance of immigration documentation from the Mexican government.
The United States Border Patrol detailed that 128,877 times it found migrants trying to cross the border in February between legal entry crossings, the lowest monthly number since February 2021, according to data collected by The Associated Press news agencies.
Agents stopped migrants more than 2.5 million times at the southern border in 2022, including more than 250,000 in December, the highest number on record.