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Trump administration: Deal reached to force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as cases are processed

The United States has been in negotiations with Mexico for weeks to reach such an accord, believing that illegal crossings will decline if Central Americans believe the asylum system will no longer offer them a way to avoid deportation.

By Nick Miroff and Kevin Sieff, The Washington Post
Families from Guatemala and Honduras wait for their opportunity to apply for asylum. The said the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents on the American side of the bridge have not given them much information other than they need to wait here.

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