U.S. will resume deportation flights to Venezuela even as thousands flee that country

Immigrants from Venezuela crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico into the U.S. last month in Eagle Pass, Texas. U.S. immigration authorities are restarting deportations to Venezuela, as the Biden administration tries to discourage migrants from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

The U.S plans to resume repatriation flights directly to Venezuela immediately, the administration announced Thursday.

The Biden administration has faced record levels of migration from Venezuela, fueled by economic and political turmoil in that country. Hundreds of thousands of migrants have made the dangerous journey through the Darién Gap jungle in Panama in order to reach the U.S.-Mexico border.The Biden administration […]

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