Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border

A man and his son from El Salvador wait for a turn to apply for U.S. asylum at the premises of the state migrant assistance office in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Number 12,026 – better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba – waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States. Artigas said he was praying his number would be called next, before […]

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