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Mexico to demand visas for Brazilians to curb illegal immigration to the U.S.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The requirement is intended to discourage Brazilians from going to Mexico in an attempt to migrate to the United States by land - the border between the two countries is experiencing a migration crisis with a high flow of people, including Brazilian citizens.

The draft bill with the measure was published on Thursday by the Regulatory Improvement Commission (CONAMER), an agency of the Mexican government.

The requirement will be temporary, until migration flows are "safe, orderly and regular," the document states. The Brazilian government has been notified of the decision.

"The Secretariat of Foreign Relations notified the . . .

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