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Haitians in Tapachula, the Mexican waystation for many seeking a better life | Part 1

TAPACHULA,  Mexico  —  On the first day of April, about 400 asylum seekers stood outside the local office of the National Migration Institute in Ciudad Hidalgo, about 20 miles from Tapachula. Organized in line by nationality or language, the Haitians were easy enough to pick out. Under the beaming noon sun, they waited for appointments […]