While the debate in the U.S. capital Washington to continue to rotate to the budget and the border wall with Mexico, exacerbating the United States ' deportation policy. For the first time children from Central America have been deported this week to Mexico. And there you have to wait for the processing of their asylum claims.
Of the ten least nine younger years as a 13 years old. They had been brought on Thursday in the company of adults in the Mexican border town of Tijuana, said Mexico's immigration authorities (INAMI). Overall, at the end of January have been launched since the beginning of the deportations 73 Central American migrants from the U.S. to Mexico. It was but only to adults.
it is Unclear to what extent it is coordinated action between the United States and Mexico. According to the US homeland security Department, the United States had at the end of December with Mexico on a procedure for the deportation of Central American asylum-seekers agreed. The government in Mexico city, speaks of a unilateral decision of the United States. So far, the country had refused, non-Mexican migrants, is doing it for humanitarian reasons, but now it is.
The Human rights organization Human Rights First criticized the deportations of the children in focus. You to one of the most dangerous places in the world where they are the victims of violence and trafficking in human beings can be send to a new low, said Director Eleanor Acer.