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Jose Gallego Espina

Dozens of asylum seekers returned to Mexico under Trump policy gain entry to U.S.

Apr 11 2019

SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA, Mexico At least 60 Central American asylum seekers who were waiting in Mexico for their cases to be heard have been allowed to stay in the United States since Monday's court ruling to halt a Trump administration policy of sending them back across the border.

After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?

Apr 10 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO On Tuesday, seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court to plead for asylum in the United States.

Truckers, stores on U.S.-Mexico border struggle as Trump closure threat looms

Apr 03 2019

SAN DIEGO/EL PASO, Texas Trucks inched through traffic and some stores reported fewer customers in U.S.-Mexico border towns on Wednesday as staffing shortages tied to a surge in asylum seekers slowed checkpoints and threats of the border closing scared away shoppers.

Trump administration steps up effort to return asylum seekers to Mexico

Apr 01 2019

WASHINGTON/SAN DIEGO The Trump administration is intensifying measures to curb the flow of Central American asylum seekers crossing into the United States from Mexico, officials said on Monday, including sending more people back to Mexico to wait for their asylum claims to be heard by U.S. courts.

For asylum seekers in Mexico, U.S. judge asks, 'How does the court serve them?'

Mar 21 2019

SAN DIEGO/EL PASO A U.S. judge on Wednesday questioned how the government would be able to properly attend to Central American asylum seekers forced to live in Mexico while their claims are processed, on the same day the government expanded the program to El Paso.

Asylum seekers returned from Mexico plead to stay in U.S.

Mar 19 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO Three asylum seekers due to be returned to Mexico after appearing in U.S. immigration court on Tuesday asked officials to let them stay in the United States because they feared for their safety while waiting out the process in Mexico.

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