Mexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot

Fox News | 5/11/2019 | Griff Jenkins
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The Mexico government has begun rounding up migrants and busing them to the airport; Griff Jenkins reports alongside the caravan in Tapachula, Mexico.

TAPACHULA, Mexico -- In a week that has seen the latest migrant caravans largely stalled in southern Mexico, there are further signs that Mexico is honoring a commitment to crack down on those attempting to reach the U.S. border.

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On Thursday, Fox News captured video of Mexican officials deporting 93 Cuban migrants by plane.

On Friday, buses carrying 77 Cuban migrants bound for the same trip home departed a government shelter here in Tapachula.

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According to the regional director of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration Yadira de Los Santos, there has been a major increase in Cuban migrants in recent months.

Santos said some Cubans have been particularly difficult and started a “riot” Wednesday night inside the shelter, putting themselves and her officers in danger. Some 300 migrants escaped.

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But Cuba isn’t the only place where the migrants are surging from.

Fox News got an exclusive look inside another shelter holding individuals and families...
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