. 11 March 2019, 16:36 GMT By Nicole Acevedo The actress America Ferrera and a group of actors and activists have spoken out against the Trump administration policy that requires asylum seekers in the United States instead wait in Mexico. The actress led a group, including Gina Rodríguez, Eva Longoria, Kerry Washington, Kendrick Sampson and Roselyn Sánchez, to a shelter …Read More »
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Asylum seekers, ACLU and SPLC sued Kirstjen Nielsen and the Department of Homeland Security for "Remain in Mexico"
Immigration advocates sue the Department of Homeland Security and Minister Kirstjen Nielsen – as well as other individuals and US authorities – for implementing the Trump Government's newly implemented Migrant Protection Protocols initiative, which is forcing some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico, while they wait for immigration court dates. Many refer to the initiative as "staying in Mexico". The …Read More »
TIJUANA, Mexico – A new Trump Administrative Guideline, which forces certain asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are processed in the United States, came into effect on Tuesday when American officials intercepted the first such migrants through a Southern California border gate to the north led Mexico. The migrant, a 55-year-old man from Honduras, applied for asylum …Read More »
Carlos Catarlo Gomez, an asylum seeker from Honduras, returns to Mexico from the United States while his case is being processed. He was the first to be returned under a new US policy and referred to as Remain in Mexico. Guillermo Arias / AFP / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch Guillermo Arias / AFP / Getty Images Carlos Catarlo …Read More »
January 29, 2019, 10:10 PM GMT To Daniella Silva The Trump administration began its new policy of sending asylum seekers to Mexico on Tuesday with the return of a Central American man across the border to Tijuana, Speaker of the Ministry of Homeland Security, confirmed. The migrant, a man from Honduras, was sent back across the border as part of …Read More »
In Tijuana, only 20 immigrants can apply for asylum on a daily basis. Previously, they took up to 100 people, and immigration lawyers are affected.
The port of entry connecting Tijuana with San Diego, the country's busiest border crossing, will allow only 20 migrants to apply for asylum every Friday, a Mexican government official said Friday. Before the change in policy, customs and border guards had processed up to 100 people per day. The capacity reduction – known in immigration circles as "metering" – came …Read More »
The Trump government will return some asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday to await their US Immigration Court hearings, the first step in implementing a new border policy announced last month. A US official said as part of the program Beginning at the San Diego border, selected migrants are being rejected after being processed by US immigration officials and announced …Read More »
SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Trump administration will force some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico on Friday, while their cases have been brought down by US courts. One official said he should initiate one of the most important changes in the immigration system in years. The changes will be introduced at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, …Read More »
U.S. Pat. Andrés Manuel López Obrador told Reuters on Thursday. The development comes one month after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Kirstjen Michele NielsenSenate On the call for Nielsen investigation: I am lying on the 'sick and tired of this administration' State of American politics is all power games and partisanship The senator requests FBI investigate …Read More »
Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18 What a beautiful young woman in Kuwait, Bangkok, Thailand. (Getty Images) The Saudi teen who fled alleged abuse arrived in Canada Saturday. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, What lakes seen at Toronto's airport following a dramatic week Kuwait and then head to Bangkok, Thailand. She barricaded herself in a Thai airport hotel to avoid deportation. [Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPG&tP=T&tP=This …Read More »