‘It Shouldn’t Be This Hard’: LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers Face More Risks When Told To Remain In Mexico

Activists are working to get some LGBTQ+ asylum seekers a chance to await a decision on their claim in the U.S., rather than staying in Mexico.

By Reynaldo Leaños Jr.October 7, 2019 4:20 pm, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

The Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program forces asylum seekers who reach the southern border to wait in Mexico until their court date in the U.S. This has become an especially dangerous limbo for LGBTQ+ asylum seekers, who have reported violence and harassment against them.

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