More than 400,000 people were apprehended at the southern border of the US during this past fiscal year... most of them were fleeing Central America.
Because of the greater risks trying to get into the US, many of these migrants are opting to settle in Mexico instead.
Asylum applications in that country have nearly tripled over the past three years.
LA Times reporter Kate Linthicum has been exploring how that trend is affecting Mexico. She spoke with Take Two's Alex Cohen from Mexico City.
To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above