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Texas judge’s order to revive “remain in Mexico” policy misinterprets immigration law, migrant advocates say

Advocates say the policy that forced 70,000 non-Mexican asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending will create dire conditions for migrants if it’s revived.

Asylum seekers disembark a bus in front of Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen on Aug. 2, 2021.
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