Admin Expands Successful ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program for Processing Migrants

By Associated Press – Re-Blogged From Liberty Headlines

‘I am confident in the program’s continued success in adjudicating meritorious cases quickly and preventing fraudulent claims…’

Trump Admin Expands Successful 'Remain in Mexico'

Migrants go through a processing area at the Migration Protection Protocols Immigration Hearing Facility, in Laredo, Texas. / PHOTO: AP File

(Liberty Headlines) The U.S. government on Thursday began sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings that will be scheduled roughly 350 miles away in Juarez, Mexico.

Authorities are expanding a policy known as Migrant Protection Protocols—or, unofficially dubbed Remain in Mexico—that requires tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait out their immigration court hearings in Mexico.

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