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Rights Group: Mexico Not Advising Child Migrants of Rights

Mexico does not comply with its own laws in how it handles unaccompanied child migrants who arrive in the country fleeing violence in Central America, a Human Rights Watch report said Thursday. Since the United States pressured Mexico to step up detentions of migrants in recent years to reduce a surge reaching the U.S. border, the number of children detained in Mexico has risen dramatically. Last year, Mexican authorities apprehended nearly 36,000 children, more than half of whom were...

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