Hundreds stuck at Peru-Chile border in crackdown on migrants

Carabineros stand close to migrants sitting on the road near Arica, Chile, Thursday, April 27, 2023. A migration crisis at the border between Chile and Peru is intensifying, with hundreds of people stranded, unable to cross into Peru in an effort to return to their homes. (Patricio Banda/Aton Chile via AP)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A migration crisis at the border between Chile and Peru intensified Thursday as hundreds of people remained stranded, unable to cross into Peru in an effort to return to their home country of Venezuela.