The Trump Admin has deported the first asylum-seeking Central American families to Mexico to await the results of their asylum cases in the United States.
The Migrant Protection Protocols program sent the families on Wednesday, this program used to be for individual adults only but has now been changed to include families too, according to the Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman.
Authorities have sent four women, one couple and 10 children to the El Chaparral port of entry near Tijuana.
This represents the next step in the administration’s plan to have asylum seekers wait out their process outside the United States.
To avoid lengthy detention of prospective asylees.
Even, the possibility of migrants not showing up for their court dates.
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