The Trump administration announced new measures today that will force people who are seeking asylum in the U.S. to wait in Mexico while their claims are being processed.
This is a blatantly illegal policy designed to create more chaos at the border, while Trump’s other asylum-related policies continue to lose in the courts.
We know Mexico is dangerous. Earlier this week, two children who had hoped to apply for asylum were kidnapped and murdered.
We will continue to fight for their rights to a fair, efficient and safe asylum process. We are better than this.
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