Exclusive: Asylum seekers returned to Mexico rarely win bids to wait in U.S.

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 12, 2019
Over two hours on June 1, a Honduran teenager named Tania pleaded with a U.S. official not to be returned to Mexico.
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Published on June 14, 2019 -  00:31
Mexico Says No Unlimited Asylum, Trump Confirms Safe Third Country Plan
According to Reuters, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said rgR Mexico has not accepted that the United States send in an unlimited number of asylum seekers. Under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump, Mexico agreed last week to expand the program, which forces mostly Central American asylum seekers to return to Mexico to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims. Ebrard said officials would discuss which cities the program would expand to.

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