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Migrants in “remain in Mexico” program will soon be allowed to enter the United States, federal agency says

The Department of Homeland Security is telling asylum seekers who were forced to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending to stay where they are for now as the Biden administration begins to unwind the Trump policy.

A Honduran migrant holds his daughters’ hand at an immigration checkpoint in Nuevo Laredo. The pair requested asylum in the United States, but were promptly returned to Mexico to await their case. The father was uncertain whether they would remain in Mexico until their court date.

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