Mexico 'migrant hotel' sees kidnappings rise

Wave of abductions and extortions targeting deportees alarms Mexican border town.

    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. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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