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Statement from the Ministry of Public Security. SSP-161-2019

SSP-161-2019

Julio 11 of 2019

Jaumave, Tamaulipas.- The State Government through the Ministry of Public Security informs that, this Wednesday 10 of July in different actions in the municipality of Jaumave and Soto la Marina, elements of the State Police in coordination with personnel of the National Institute of Migration (INAMI), carried out the rescue of 18 migrants of Central American origin, among them underage 10.

Being the 23: 35 hours, the state troops came to the call of the INAMI, since they had been detected in the verification point of the ejido San Antonio in the 132 + 500 kilometer of the Tula-Ciudad Victoria highway, a group of 17 people not He was able to prove his legal status in the country.

When interviewing them, 7 adults and underage 10 said they were originally from El Salvador and that they traveled on foot on trails from the municipality of Tula bound for the city of Reynosa, in search of crossing to the United States.

Hours before, around the 13: 40 hours in the municipality of Soto la Marina, during a route of security and surveillance on the road that connects with Aldama, the state elements detected a woman walking along the shore, so they proceeded to Stop your march to interview her.

In the place, the person said to have 54 years of age and be from Honduras, commenting that he intended to walk to the border in search of crossing to the United States.

After giving them attention with water and food, the migrants were at the disposal of the personnel of the National Institute of Migration (INAMI), who will be in charge of verifying their legal status in Mexican territory.

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