Rights group condemns U.S. 'vigilante' treatment of migrants on border

Credit: Reuters- Published on April 19, 2019
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering the United States.
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Published on April 20, 2019 -  00:54
Armed Groups On U.S. Border Causing Mexico 'Deep Concern'
Mexico said on Saturday it had โ€œdeep concernโ€ about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border. According to Reuters, Mexico's Foreign Relations Ministry said in a statement that such practices can drive human rights abuses of people who migrate or request asylum in the United States. The statement added that patrols โ€œon the marginsโ€ of the law create risks for the safety of migrants.

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