Hundreds of migrants, mostly Hondurans, wait on the Mexico-Guatemala border for the Mexican government to allow their passage and grant them a permit to travel freely through the country.
The migrants read a letter addressed to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador requesting safe passage, however, in days past the secretary of the Governorate, Olga Sánchez Cordero pointed out that these permits will not be granted to the migrants.
A civil servant from the National Institute of Migration (INM), who did not want to give her name, offered that groups of 40 migrants should enter Mexico, although this does not mean that they will be given some kind of document, as it will be analyzed on a case-by-case basis.
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However, the INM acknowledged on Sunday that most of the migrants who entered Mexico at the weekend will be deported.
The group is located on the Rodolfo Robles international bridge, which linkes Mexico and Guatemala, and is closed and monitored by Mexican anti-riot elements.
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The migrants gave the Mexican government until 10:30 on Monday to respond to the request made to President López Obrador.
Although they did not say what actions they will take if they did not get an affirmative answer to their request, they might try to cross the Suchiate River, as it has a low level and can be passed by walking.
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