What Does The New Asylum Rule Mean For Migrants Waiting To Enter The U.S. Legally?

“Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras. … What kind of asylum can they offer and how can people be safe there?”

By Mallory FalkJuly 18, 2019 10:00 am, , ,

From KERA:

A crowd has gathered outside Centro de Atencion Integral a Migrantes in Ciudad Juarez. This is where migrants come to check their number on a long list of asylum seekers.

It’s scorching here – over 100 degrees. A woman is selling ice cold soda and water from a small cooler. People fan out on benches under big, shady trees, trying to avoid the sun.

These migrants are just some of the thousands of asylum-seekers staying in Mexican border cities right now, waiting for their turn to legally cross the border and make their case in court.

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