U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 14, 2019
A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials.

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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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