BREAKING: Mexico’s Migration Chief Abruptly Resigns

JUNE 14, 2019

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The president of Mexico’s National Migration Institute, the government agency that controls and supervises migration, resigned Friday.

In a brief statement, the Institute announced that Tonatiuh Guillén Lopez presented his resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Guillén Lopez, who thanked the Mexican president for the opportunity to serve the country, had been commissioner of the migration agency since December.

The article goes on to state the following:

His resignation comes as Mexico is dealing with a surge of migrants, mostly from Central America, trying to reach the United States.

The migration agency has been struggling with budget cuts and increased demands. It has come under criticism from the United States for not doing more to control the surge of migrants.

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