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Asylum officers ask federal court to end "remain in Mexico" policy, saying it threatens migrants' lives

Roughly 12,000 migrants have been sent to Mexico while their asylum claims are pending. U.S. asylum officers say the policy is "fundamentally contrary to the moral fabric" in the country.

By Maria Sacchetti, The Washington Post
A group of women in their room at El Buen Pastor migrant shelter, on Monday, May 13, 2019, in Ciudad Juárez.

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