Administration will force asylum seekers to “wait in Mexico”

The Trump Administration announced today that it will start forcing asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while waiting for their asylum cases to move through immigration courts. Immigration cases can take years to come to conclusion, and for those fleeing violence and deprivation, this is in effect a denial of asylum without hearing, plus a condemnation to remain in the squalid camps of Tijuana or return to the horrors of their homes.

Read more here: https://www.npr.org/2019/01/24/688470513/u-s-plans-to-enforce-remain-in-mexico-policy-on-central-american-asylum-seekers

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