Mexico to let migrants remain while US asylum claims proceed

first_img Posted: December 20, 2018 AP, KUSI Newsroom, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsMEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexico has agreed to a U.S. proposal to let third-country migrants remain in or be returned to Mexico while their claims for asylum in the United States are being processed.The decision was a historic one for Mexico, which has traditionally refused to accept the return of any migrants who aren’t Mexican.Mexico’s Foreign relations Department said Thursday the move is a temporary, humanitarian measure.The deal, released by DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Thursday.The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has been struggling with an increase in asylum claims and limits on its ability to detain asylum seekers. Updated: 8:46 PM AP, KUSI Newsroom center_img Mexico to let migrants remain while US asylum claims proceed December 20, 2018 Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, National & International News FacebookTwitterlast_img

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