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Mexico And US Collaborate On Tapachula Migrant Center

The Tapachula immigration resource center seeks to offer services to vulnerable migrants who aim to reach the US
Washington DC, United States.- The Governments of the United States and Mexico will announce during the North American Leaders Summit the installation of a migration resource center in Tapachula, Chiapas, to provide assistance to people who cross through said city in Chiapas on roads immigration laws.

Similar to a center inaugurated in December 2021 in the Guatemalan city of Quetzaltenango that has the support of United Nations multilateral agencies, the Tapachula migration resource center seeks to offer services to vulnerable migrants who aim to reach the US.

Statement From White House

According to a statement issued by the White House on the agreements that are expected to be announced by the Presidents of the US, Joe Biden, and Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the migration resource center in Tapachula also has the support of the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.

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Without establishing a specific date for its opening yet, the immigration resource center would have the support of the private initiative, according to the White House; the Quetzaltenango center was built with funding from the US Department of State’s Office of Population, Refugees, and Migration.

In addition to the center in Tapachula, the US government also cited the creation of a new digital platform on the Internet to guide potential migrants or migrants in transit to the US about the legal ways to migrate as well as the resources available to avoid irregular migration.

The announcement of the creation of the migration resource center and the migrant care platform are part of a series of announcements in areas that also include the fight against climate change as well as supply chains that will be announced today by the US Presidents, Canada and Mexico.

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