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Mexico | Title 42 is maintained, migrant arrests at their maximum, and remittances +12.6%

Published on Monday, May 2, 2022 | Updated on Monday, May 2, 2022

Mexico | Title 42 is maintained, migrant arrests at their maximum, and remittances +12.6%

Judge blocks the end of Title 42 in the U.S., for 2 years 88.2% of the arrests of Mexican migrants concluded in immediate expulsion. In March 2022, arrests of migrants in the U.S., and also of Mexican migrants, are at their maximum: 221,303 in total, 87,388 (39.5%) were Mexicans.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • Mexico received 4,681 million US dollars (md) for remittances in the month of March (+12.6%), and manages to reach 23 consecutive months with growth.
  • Judge blocks the end of Title 42 in the United States: For the past 2 years, 88.2% of the detentions of Mexican immigrants conclude with their immediate expulsion due to this measure.
  • Historical maximum in the arrests of migrants in the U.S., and also of Mexican migrants: 221,303 total encounters in March 2022, of which 87,388 (39.5%) were Mexicans.
  • Jalisco is the main recipient of remittances nationwide with a flow of 1,218 md in the first quarter of 2022, followed by Michoacán with 1,172 md and Guanajuato with 1,046 md.
  • Tijuana is the municipality that received the most remittances (175 md). In total, 11 municipalities in the Mexican Republic received more than 100 md in remittances during the first quarter of 2022.

Associated documents for downloading

  • Report (PDF) 2022-05-02-Titulo42_DetencionesMigrantes_Remesas.pdf Spanish May 2, 2022

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