At least 20 thousand Central Americans every year become victims of kidnapping, extortion, torture, rape, and murder in Mexico as they try to reach the US border. As drug wars in Mexico are getting worse, these numbers grow every year.
But it’s super important to preserve the attachment of asylum claims to “ports of entry” and keep dangling the hope of illegal entry because. . . I don’t know why. Probably because we are so humane and care so bloody much.