U.S. set to send first group of asylum seekers back to Mexico

People embrace near the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

TIJUANA/MEXICO CITY, Mexico (Reuters) – The United States was expected to send a first group of 20 Central American asylum seekers back to Mexico through the border city of Tijuana on Friday as part of President Donald Trump’s hardening of longstanding U.S. immigration policy. Under a policy dubbed the Migrant Protection Protocols, announced on Dec. […]

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