Tag Archives: Migrant Protection Protocols
A Nicaraguan family tried to seek asylum in the United States. When they arrived at the border, they were instead sent to Mexico to wait out their case and are facing challenges they didn’t expect.
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune A major international crossing that connects Texas to Mexico was closed Friday and part of Saturday morning after migrant groups amassed in Ciudad Juárez in what American authorities said could pose a potential threat to … Continue reading
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune The Trump administration has expanded a controversial immigration policy to another Texas port of entry. The Migrant Protection Protocols is now in effect in the Maverick County town of Eagle Pass, which borders the Mexican … Continue reading
By Reynaldo Leaños Jr., Texas Public Radio The ACLU filed a complaint last week against the Department of Homeland Security for turning away pregnant asylum seekers. The complaint claims the U.S. government is sending these women to dangerous parts of Mexico, … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales A controversial Trump administration policy requiring some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as their cases progress through U.S. immigration courts has now expanded to the Big Bend Sector — a remote but sprawling 500-mile stretch of … Continue reading
Trump Administration Will Soon Expand “Remain In Mexico” Policy For Migrants To Busiest Part Of The Border
By Jay Root, Texas Tribune BROWNSVILLE — So far, asylum-seeking migrants who land in the most heavily crossed patch of the U.S.-Mexico border, in deep South Texas, have been spared from the controversial “remain in Mexico” program that requires applicants … Continue reading