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Families Divided

U.S. and Mexico discussing a deal that could slash migration at the border

The two nations are weighing a proposal that could require asylum-seekers going through Mexico to apply for protection there rather than in the United States.

By Joshua Partlow and Nick Miroff, The Washington Post
Immigrant families enter the Catholic Charity in McAllen on June 29, 2018.

Families Divided

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