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Homeland Security says it will end “remain in Mexico” policy and allow asylum-seekers to enter U.S.

The agency announced late Monday that it will end the Trump-era program, which forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending, after a Texas federal judge lifted an injunction.

Asylum seekers wait in line to get a meal provided by Team Brownsville near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Mexico on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Most of the people have been sent back under the Migrant Protection Protocols, MPP, also known as “Remain in Mexico” program along with some Mexican nationals awaiting their turn to seek asylum in the U.S.

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