Trump Administration Facing Backlash for Obstructing Asylum Seekers

Robert Valencia
Mar 25, 2019 - 5:00
Trump Administration Facing Backlash for Obstructing Asylum Seekers

The Trump administration on Wednesday expanded the Migration Protection Protocols — also known as Remain in Mexico — a policy that holds Central American migrants in Mexican territory while waiting to get their asylum cases processed on US soil, starting with El Paso, Texas. The Department of Homeland Security announced that asylum seekers would be returned to the El Paso port of entry by the end of this week, BuzzFeed reported. But some Democrat legislators pledged to end the policy. “With this shameful policy,...

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