Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration – sources

FILE PHOTO: Soldiers assigned to the newly created National Guard keep watch outside the Siglo XXI immigrant detention center as part of the security measures by the federal government, in Tapachula, Mexico May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Torres/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The news was first reported by the Washington Post. Mexico […]

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