No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal

Military police officer observe immigration agents during a search at a checkpoint on a road in Tuxtla Chico, Mexico, June 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said. The text of the deal stated that the expansion of the so-called Migrant […]

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