LGBTQ Migrants Face Unique Dangers When U.S. Rejects And Returns Them To Mexico

“They didn’t trust that their home country could keep them safe. They didn’t trust the journey, but they made it anyways.”

By LeañosREYNALDO LEAÑOS JR.September 11, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

More than 30,000 asylum-seeking migrants have been returned to Mexico to await their day in immigration court — a process that can take months. This is part of the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy. The program says vulnerable populations may be excluded from the program, but many migrants who are considered vulnerable populations, including LGBTQ asylum-seekers, are still being sent back to Mexico.

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