The United States embassy in Managua warned Nicaraguans that traveling irregularly with minors does not guarantee entry into North American territory.
“Do not be fooled by the false promises of coyotes, taking children does not guarantee the entry of undocumented people into the United States,” the diplomatic headquarters said in its account. Twitter.
Likewise, it alerted Nicaraguan families that “it is extremely dangerous to subject minors to the fruitless journey of irregular migration to the United States.”
Related news: Extension of Title 42 raises criticism and concern at the Mexican border
So far this year, four Nicaraguan children have perished in the waters of the feared Rio Grande. The bodies of three of them appeared floating after being swept away by the currents and one is still missing. The last one, named “Josué” and eight years old, drowned a few hours before Christmas, on December 24.
The Embassy of the United States in Managua reiterates that illegally emigrating with minors to that country “is a trip in vain”, in reference to the deportations carried out under Title 42, which currently has migrants of various nationalities stranded in the land borders between US territory and Mexico.
current title 42
On December 27, the Supreme Court of the United States ordered the Government of President Joe Biden to maintain in force Title 42, the health regulation that allows the immediate expulsion of migrants at the border.
The border between Mexico and the United States is still full of migrants these days, waiting for the Supreme Court to decide, after this Court already issued a precautionary order to suspend the lifting of this rule, which was scheduled for December 21.
Since it came into effect in 2020, the regulation has allowed the expedited expulsion of more than 2.7 million, according to data from the International Rescue Committee.
Immigration to the United States
The number of Nicaraguans leaving the country is increasing to unprecedented numbers. In accordance with Customs and Border Protection (CBP)Between January and November 2022, the border patrol reported the arrest of 181,566 Nicaraguans, who entered through unauthorized points.
According to the immigration authorities, in November some 34,292 Nicaraguan migrants entered the United States illegally. This new wave exceeds the figures for October, which reached 20,987 irregular income.
The United States could limit the entry of people from Nicaragua, Cuba and Haiti, who request asylum in the North American country. This measure was implemented a few months ago for Venezuelan migrants, which turned out to be a “success”, according to the authorities, in stopping mass migration.