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President Trump’s "remain in Mexico" policy blocked in federal court

The program, officially known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, called for pushing asylum seekers back into Mexico to await their U.S. hearings. It aimed to curb migration across the U.S. southern border.

A group of migrants walk across Internation Bridge Two into Mexico from the United States. The group requested asylum in the United States, but were returned to Mexico under the Migrant Protections Protocol to await their court proceedings. July 23, 2019.

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