Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border

Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border
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Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing, ONAreports quoting Reuters.

“These types of practices can drive human rights abuses of people who migrate or request asylum or refuge in the United States,” Mexico’s Foreign Relations Ministry said in a statement, referring to “militia groups” in New Mexico.

It added that patrols “on the margins” of the law create risks for the safety of migrants.

Faiq Mahmudov

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