United States.- A 5-year-old migrant boy was rescued by activists in the desert Yuma, Arizona in the United States after he was apparently abandoned by his companions.
The minor of Guatemalan origin was found and handed over to immigration authorities, and as identification, only a telephone number was found that he had engraved on one of his arms, apparently from an aunt of the minor, according to the Telemundo news network. .
The least would have been rescued by the activist Charles Edward Spina and collaborators who found him abandoned along with a group of migrants in the United States.
According to the activist, the least was found by a young migrant in the city of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, only with the phone number, apparently of a relative.
He recounted that the woman gave it to him so that he would take charge of handing it over to immigration, since she observed that he was taking care that the officers respect the process.
“A five-year-old boy dumped at the border. I have no words… This is truly terrible, I understand the need to want to get ahead, but this is a great danger. Thank God, the woman who found him took care of him and put clothes on him” mentioned the activist who pointed out that the minor would be handed over to immigration to possibly be reunited with his relatives.
After this event, the Guatemalan Consulate in Tucson, Arizona reported that the minor under five years of age is already being provided with consular assistance and protection.
According to what was reported by the Guatemalan diplomatic authorities, it is less than “Originally from La Gomera, Escuintla, he was found sleeping at a point in the city of Yuma, Arizona, bordering Mexico, on June 21. A group of irregular migrants was the one who found him, and later all were processed by the authorities “.
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They also reported that the minor is in good health and spirits and after contacting the father of the minor, he replied that the child was traveling with his mother, but on the recommendation of the “pollero”, the minor was sent unaccompanied so that the Authorities will carry out a different immigration process.