U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group

FILE PHOTO: Eduardo (R) and 13-year-old daughter Aura (C), asylum seekers from Guatemala, wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge after being denied entry by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers near Brownsville, Texas, U.S., July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials. U.S. rights group Human Rights First said it was “simply ludicrous” for […]

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