Mexico frets over U.S. plans to take divisive asylum policy to new cities

FILE PHOTO: Central American migrants, waiting in Mexico while their asylum request is processed under a new U.S. policy, eat at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

TIJUANA (Reuters) – The United States is aiming to ramp up in coming weeks a program to send Central American asylum seekers to Mexico to await U.S. court dates, an experimental policy that Mexican officials and migrant shelters say risks overwhelming an underfunded system. In late January, the United States began sending Central American migrants […]

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