Migrants live in fear at Mexico-US border as violence flares

Migrants live in fear at Mexico-US border as violence flaresA Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States spends her days holed up in her cousin’s cramped slum house just across the border in Mexico — too scared to leave after receiving a savage beating from two men three weeks ago while she was strolling home from a convenience store. The assault came after she spent four months in captivity in Mexico, kidnapped into prostitution during her journey toward the U.S. The woman, 31, is among 55,000 migrants who have been returned to Mexico by the Trump administration to wait for their cases to wind through backlogged immigration courts.



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