U.S. to send migrants back to Mexico to wait out asylum requests

FILE PHOTO: Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, wait in line for food at their temporary shelter near the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States will soon send non-Mexican migrants who cross the U.S. southern border back to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum requests are processed, a major change in immigration policy, the Trump administration announced on Thursday. Immigrant advocates and human rights experts quickly denounced the policy change as illegal […]

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