Migrants flee more countries _ regardless of US policies


              FILE - Members of the U.S. military install multiple tiers of concertina wire along the banks of the Rio Grande near the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border, in Laredo, Texas, Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
            
              FILE - Maria del Carmen Mejia holds her daughter Britany Sofia while standing a line outside a migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, Nov. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
            
              FILE - A migrant child looks out in the rain from a bus carrying Central Americans from the Barretal migrant shelter to an ongoing job fair where migrants can get help with work permits and local jobs in Tijuana, Mexico, Dec. 6, 2018. Many of the more than 2,000 migrants living at the Barretal shelter were taking the opportunity to legalize their stay in Mexico and find work while they consider whether to continue trying to reach the U.S. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
            
              FILE - Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, get a ride on a truck carrying rolls of steel rebar, in Irapuato, Mexico, Nov. 12, 2018, after a month on the road. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
            
              People wait in line after crossing the border from Mexico and surrendering to U.S. authorities to apply for asylum  near Yuma, Arizona, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
            
              FILE - A girl holds her stuffed animal high above the water as migrants, many from Haiti, wade across the Rio Grande river from Del Rio, Texas, to return to Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, Sept. 20, 2021, to avoid deportation. The U.S. was flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez, File)
            
              FILE - Ukrainian refugees wait near the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, April 4, 2022. About 200 to 300 Ukrainians were being admitted daily at the San Ysidro crossing this week, with hundreds more arriving in Tijuana, according to volunteers who manage the waiting list. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
            
              FILE - Ukrainian refugees wait in a gymnasium in Tijuana, Mexico, April 5, 2022. Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees arrived daily to this Mexican border city, where they waited two to four days for U.S officials to admit them on humanitarian parole. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
            
              FILE - A migrant from Peru holds his son as he waits to be processed by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the end of a border wall near Yuma, Arizona, Aug. 23, 202. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
            
              Migrant children play soccer at a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              A girl and her mother answer questions as they wait to board a bus near Yuma, Arizona, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022,  after crossing the border from Mexico to the U.S. and surrendering to U.S. authorities to apply for asylum. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
            
              Texas National Guards line up their armored vehicles in the northern bank of the Rio Grande to prevent migrants from approaching the border fence in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              Haitian migrants who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Haitian migrant cleans the eyes of his son as they wait along the U.S. Mexico border to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Mexican migrant Carmen Aros and four of her five daughters wait for news before attempting to cross the border into the U.S while staying at a church-run shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. Texas border cities were preparing Sunday for a surge of as many as 5,000 new migrants a day across the U.S.-Mexico border as pandemic-era immigration restrictions expire this week, setting in motion plans for providing emergency housing, food and other essentials. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A migrant covers himself with blankets while waiting for help in downtown El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. Texas border cities were preparing Sunday for a surge of as many as 5,000 new migrants a day across the U.S.-Mexico border as pandemic-era immigration restrictions expire this week, setting in motion plans for providing emergency housing, food and other essentials. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              Migrants walk towards the US-Mexico border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Migrants flee more countries _ regardless of US policies