‘Kill Me Here Because I Can’t Return To My Country’: Migrants Face Legal Limbo As Asylum Laws Change

Doctors Without Borders estimates that half of the patients the organization has treated in Nuevo Laredo have been victims of violence.

By Reynaldo Leaños Jr. July 22, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

A group of women sit on a white wooden bench at Casa Del Migrante Amar in Nuevo Laredo, chatting and eating fruit on a blistering hot summer day.

More than 100 migrants are at the shelter. Some are from Central America and others come from across Latin America.

One of the women, Magda, fled Venezuela’s oppressive regime. On her way to Nuevo Laredo, she heard stories about the area being dangerous. The day after she arrived, she was robbed. 

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