- Some border shelters in Texas have added language to their orientation advising asylum seekers not to take free plane rides from strangers.
- Some migrants have been told how to contact the National Human Trafficking hotline.
- “It’s very sad that people try to manipulate [migrants]. It’s abusive,” said Valeria Wheeler, executive director of the Mission: Border Hope shelter in Eagle Pass, Texas. “That’s something that cannot occur again.”
LAREDO, Texas – Yetsimar Landeata spent 30 days walking through jungle and across seven countries with her two young children, ages 6 and 11, to reach the U.S.-Mexico border and seek asylum.