More Than 600 Asylum Seekers Have Been Sent to Guatemala Under Trump Policy

Deportation flights have been taking off from Brownsville for some time. Sending migrants to Guatemala from there is a new Trump administration policy.

By Reynaldo Leaños Jr.February 20, 2020 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Thomas Cartwright ran along a chain link fence outside the runway at the Brownsville South Padre International Airport. He was trying to catch a glimpse of buses loading migrants onto a plane.

Cartwright says he and other protestors are there to show border officials “that there are watchers, so that nothing is done in the darkness.”

But as Cartwright leaned against the fence to record and take photos, an empty white airport shuttle pulled up and parked in front of him, obscuring his view of the plane. It’s not the first time this has happened.

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