In the article “Border Issues” he talks about how The border between the United States and Mexico has become the most dangerous land migratory route in the world. At least 686 people died or disappeared in 2022 trying to cross it. The border crisis between Mexico and the United States is an ongoing migration crisis. Migration to the United States across the US-Mexico border began to increase in late 2020, reaching a record 1.73 million migrant encounters in 2021, 2.76 million in 2022, and more than 2. 8 million in fiscal year 2023.
In 2023, record numbers of migrants attempting to cross the borders with the United States are being recorded. According to the Customs and Border Protection Office, Mexico tops the ranking with more than 623,000 encounters by authorities until July. Texas soldiers and guards help a migrant who was trapped in barbed wire after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States, on August 1, 2023, in Eagle Pass, Texas. Mexico has signed several international treaties to face the challenge of migration processes. 2022 was the year with the highest number of arrests of migrants transiting through Mexico in an “irregular” situation: 444,439 arrests, 44% more than the previous year. The migration profile is changing. In particular, Mexico’s two borders, despite their marked differences, face problems that include drug trafficking, organized crime violence, and migrant and arms trafficking. 1848: The Guadalupe-Hidalgo Treaty, which ended the Mexican-American War, provided for Mexico to cede 55% of its northern territories to the United States and renounce its claims to Texas. It altered the borders between the United States and Mexico and established the division between both countries, as we know it now.
If you recently arrived at the border or have been previously deported, immigration authorities may try to deport you immediately without a hearing or the presence of an attorney. At the hearing, the judge will decide whether to deport you or whether you are eligible for some form of immigration exemption.
Mexico’s northern border is divided almost half of its length by the Rio Grande (northeast region), which empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of Mexico. The other half is an area of desert and semi-desert (northwest region), which extends to Tijuana in the Pacific Ocean. No migrant can be discriminated against by the authorities due to their ethnic origin, nationality, color, race, sex, religion, sexual preference, or any other circumstance. Migrants have the right to receive dignified and humane treatment throughout their stay in INM facilities.
.Electronic sensors are placed in strategic locations along the border to detect people or vehicles entering the country illegally. Video monitors and night viewers are also used to detect illegal entries. Agents patrol the border in vehicles, boats, and on foot.