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29 Jul 2019

The families stuck in the middle of Trump’s immigration crackdown

Scotland Correspondent

They can’t go forward, and they can’t go back.

But the growing number of Central American migrants stranded in the town of Juarez say they can’t stay where they are either.

President Trump’s crackdown on people trying to cross the border continues, and Mexico’s National Guard has been deployed to stop them even trying.

With authorities on both sides of the border now hardening their immigration policies, we went to Mexico to meet the families, stuck in the middle