- May 1, 2015
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- Political Leaning
- Libertarian - Right
This makes no sense to me. Help wanted signs are everywhere in Monterrey, NL. They pay about USD 10 per day, but that has to be way better than how they would live in Central America.
At present, officials say the total number of migrants in Tijuana alone break down this way: 6,062 total, comprising of 3,877 men, 1,127 women and 1,058 children.
"The leaders that were promising them the great American Dream aren't coming through,” Moreno said, adding, “they know they're going to be better off going back home."
And some have left. Approximately 80 self-deported Tuesday while another 98 were deported by Mexican immigration officials for their involvement in Sunday’s demonstrations that turned violent.
Others have chosen to accept offers of temporary work and asylum from Mexico.
But most are committed to the original goal as the prospects for asylum in the U.S. grows dimmer.
Some migrants, like Luis Conde from Guatemala, vow to cross the border regardless – legally, or not.
“It doesn't matter,” Conde said. “I got no choice. I got to work for a living.”