U.N. reaffirms refugees’ right to seek asylum in U.S.

A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, is pictured inside a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

GENEVA (Reuters) – Asylum seekers at the Mexican border fleeing violence or persecution are entitled to lodge claims in the United States to obtain sanctuary there, U.N. agencies said in a fresh attempt to shield migrants from tough U.S. immigration policies. United Nations officials have repeatedly urged Washington to ensure asylum seekers are protected, but […]

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