Mexican Government Shuts Down Migrant Detention Center in Ciudad Juárez Following Fire Incident

Immigration Station in Ciudad Juárez to Permanently Close After Tragic Fire

The immigration station of the National Institute of Migration (INM) in Ciudad Juárez, where a devastating fire occurred this week resulting in the death of 39 migrants and injuring another 28, will close permanently. This announcement was made by Rosa Icela Rodríguez, Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection.

The migrants who are still housed in the INM center will be transferred to the Leona Vicario Center, also located in Juárez. The decision to close the facility was made after a thorough investigation was conducted in collaboration with the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR).

Mexico Addresses the Tragic Event

The Mexican government released a report revealing their findings about the tragic incident that occurred in Ciudad Juárez. The details outlined in this report explain the measures that are currently being taken.

This report not only provides an explanation of what happened but also serves to reassure the public that steps are being taken to prevent such tragedies from happening again in the future.


The tragic fire that occurred in the INM facility in Ciudad Juárez has left many heartbroken. The Mexican government has taken swift action to investigate the incident and has announced the permanent closure of the center.

The decision to transfer the migrants to the Leona Vicario Center demonstrates the government’s commitment to ensuring their safety and well-being. As we mourn those who lost their lives, we can take comfort in knowing that steps are being taken to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

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