[QODLink]
Americas
Mexico 'migrant hotel' sees kidnappings rise
Wave of abductions and extortions targeting deportees alarms Mexican border town.
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2012 03:04

A hotel for deported migrants at a Mexican border town sees hundreds of people seek refuge there every day.

A recent wave of kidnappings and extortions by gangs targeting deported migrants has alarmed residents at the hotel. They are calling on authorities to do more to protect them. 

Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports from Mexicali, the capital of the Mexican state of Baja California. 

63

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
Featured
Since independence, Zimbabwe has faced food shortages, hyperinflation - and several political crises.
After a sit-in protest at Poland's parliament, lawmakers are set to raise government aid to carers of disabled youth.
A vocal minority in Ukraine's east wants to join Russia, and Kiev has so far been unable to put down the separatists.
Iran's government has shifted its take on 'brain drain' but is the change enough to reverse the flow?
Deadly attacks on anti-mining activists in the Philippines part of a global trend, according to new report.
join our mailing list