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‘Cabecitas Blancas’ program will reunite Yucatecan families in the U.S.

The Cabecitas Blancas lets parents visit their grown children in the United States. Photo: Courtesy Rafael Chimal Hau...

In 6 months, U.S. deports nearly 300 immigrants to Yucatan

File photo The Mexican government reported 297 people — 285 men and 12 women — were forced to...

Vigil at Merida consulate demands the U.S. ‘close the camps’

Dozens of protesters, many American, protest the U.S. Consulate in Merida over child separation policies on the border. Photo: Courtesy

Guatamala border rattled by Mexico’s armed crackdown

“This industry maintains the tricycles, the raft operators, the taxis, buses, everyone lives off of this. What happens if it’s gone? Forget it. Everyone would be poor.”

Merida prepares for migrants from Central America

File photo Merida, Yucatan — The city is preparing for Central American migrants blocked from entering the United States....

Canada becomes the ‘American dream’ for refugees from Mexico

Shifting politics in both Canada and the U.S. bring more migrants to the Great White North.

Migration of U.S. citizens into Mexico becoming a ‘cultural phenomenon’

Put them all together, and the flow of migrants from the United States to Mexico is probably larger than the flow of Mexicans to the United States, writes the Post.

No miracles for family broken apart by deportation

Elizabeth Perez and her husband, Marcos, a Mexican national who was in the U.S. illegally, are pictured with their children, Ellie,...

Merida, home of more and more foreigners and out-of-staters

Yucatan's population of non-Yucatecans will top 70,000 people by 2020.

‘Deportee Wives Club’: Following undocumented husbands to Merida

A U.S. television show sent a correspondent to Merida to talk to a group of American women who settled there because their husbands were deported.

Yucatan remittances in 2018 could reach 4 billion pesos

Remittances flow to Mexico at an increasing rate. Photo: Getty Despite harsh immigration policies, remittances that Yucatecan migrants send back home are...

Incoming Mexico gov’t denies deal to host U.S. asylum-seekers

Mexico does not plan to assume the role of "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S., according to a new report.

Gay, transgender members of caravan stick together for safety

For LGBTQ people in the caravan, danger comes not only from the gangs who prey on migrants, but from their fellow travelers as well.

Facing deportation, U.S. vet’s wife takes refuge in Mérida

The wife of a U.S. combat veteran has landed in Mérida after exhausting all options to stop her own deportation. 

Immigrant from Yucatán gunned down in U.S. remembered as a ‘light’

Friends are remembering Carlos Chan Cocom, who migrated from Yucatán to California where he worked as a waiter, as "the light of the room." 

Deportations from Yucatán drop; 25 ousted so far in 2018

So far this year, 25 foreigners have been deported by the National Institute of Migration in Yucatán, said an INM official.

Mexicans living abroad sent home record remittances in 2017

Mexicans living in other countries sent money back home in record numbers last year, mostly from United States.

Dad in Yucatán barred from visiting injured daughter in U.S.

A Yucatecan man is banned from visiting the U.S. despite a Thanksgiving Day mishap that threatened his 2-year-old daughter's life.

Yucatecans discouraged from seeking new opportunities in U.S.

The year has seen few Yucatecans crossing the border illegally to the United State, said the president of the Federation of Yucatecan Clubs of Northern California.

About to be deported, American dies in custody

An Arkansas man living in Mérida was found dead in his bunk while in the custody of immigration officials.

U.S. has deported 155 Yucatecans in 6 months

The Ministry of the Interior has counted 155 cases of Yucatecans being forced to return to their homeland in 2017 after being expelled from the United States.

Playboy to publish its own account of ‘Bunny’ arrests in Mérida

Playboy magazine's August edition will be dedicated to the "true story" about what happened on the night of June 30 at the Hacienda Chichi Suarez in Mérida.

Expelled Playboy model: ‘Nothing can stop a bunny!’

After being detained 24 hours for not having proper visas, at least two Playboy models had the last word on social media.

Playboy ‘bunnies’ in Mérida arrested in immigration raid

Hacienda Chichi Suárez was a stand-in for the Playboy mansion until immigration officials came and broke up the party.