Kidnappers prey with ‘total impunity’ on migrants waiting for hearings in Mexico

Report finds 80% of migrants waiting have been abducted by the mafia and 45% have suffered violence or violation

A score or so migrants crouch in the dark corridor of the safe house where they have been waiting for a month. Today, their turn has come to go back on the road again – not across the US border, however, but deeper into Mexico, to save their skins.

Outside, a minivan pulls up, driven by Baptist pastor Lorenzo Ortiz to take the migrants to relative safety, and away from kidnap, extortion and violation.

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