RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - About 24% of Haitians arriving in the United States through the Mexican border departed from Brazil, according to data from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), an arm of the United Nations (UN).
The number of Haitians trying to cross the border between Mexico and the United States increased in September - it is estimated that about 14,000 went to the city of Del Rio, Texas, which is separated from Ciudad Acuña by the Rio Grande.
Haitians enter Brazil with a residence permit for humanitarian reception, which gives them the right to stay at least . . .