US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 00:23:36 +0000

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

The U.S. government on Friday expanded its requirement that asylum seekers wait outside the country to a part of the Texas Rio Grande Valley across from one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities.

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15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:08:25 +0000

A van carrying migrants rolled into a roadside ditch in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing 15 people, a Turkish official said.

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Democrats train fire on administration’s handling of migrants

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 22:31:55 +0000

Democrats train fire on administration's handling of migrants

WASHINGTON – Democrats pivoted Wednesday from a divisive fight over a border bill to what they label the government’s “willful neglect” and “callous” treatment of thousands of detained migrants, even as President Donald Trump defended Border Patrol agents and said many people being held “are living far better now than where they came from.”

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Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:29:54 +0000

Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow

COMITAN, Mexico – Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants.

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Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 22:48:47 +0000

Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

PORTLAND, Maine – Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.

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