Mexico, Central America cite COVID-19 concern over migration

The Mexican government says it and 10 other countries in North and Central America are worried about the health risk of Covid-19 among migrants without proper documents

The group expressed its support for “safe, orderly and regulated” migration.

The group has also stressed the need to improve conditions in southern Mexico and Central America, so people won’t feel forced to emigrate.

The regional conference includes the United States, Canada, Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic.