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Program offering legal help to asylum seekers stuck in Mexico launches in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez

Only about 2% of people seeking asylum have access to attorneys, but those with legal representation are much more likely to obtain protections.

Migrants make camp at a makeshift migrant camp at the base of Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juárez on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Migrants wait close to the port of entry so they won't lose their spot in line to legally cross into the U.S. and seek asylum.

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