They illegally transported 125 foreigners through Oaxaca-Puebla 


     Among them were five unaccompanied minors. 

OAXACA, Oax. August 27, 2023.- The National Institute of Migration (INM), in inter-institutional coordination, rescued 125 foreigners who were illegally transported in eight passenger vans that were traveling in a caravan along the Cuacnopalan-Oaxaca highway. 

Derived from the immigration verification actions carried out by INM personnel, the drivers of the vehicles were asked to stop their march in San Pablo Huitzo, in the direction of the Oaxacan capital, the INM reported in a statement. 

The search was carried out inside the vans and the 125 migrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, who could not prove their regular stay in Mexican territory, were located. 

Five unaccompanied minors (three girls and two boys) were identified, as well as 54 members of various family and 66 single adults (39 women and 27 men). 

After providing them with food, water and medical assistance, the adults were taken to immigration facilities, while the families and unaccompanied minors were channeled to a shelter of the National System for the Integral Development of the Family (DIF). 

Three drivers and the eight vans were made available to the corresponding authorities. 

Source: Quadratin