US detaining more migrants at Mexico border: officials

US Border Patrol officers keep watch along the border fence separating the US and Mexico in the town of El Paso, Texas on February 17, 2016The number of people caught trying to enter the United States illegally from Mexico rose in the first months of this year compared to the same period last year, officials said Monday. The US authorities detained 33,335 people in March, up 11 percent from the same month in 2015, the US Border Patrol said, providing no explanation for why.

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