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Live from the Field: Safety First for Asylum Seekers

In its latest attempt to destroy asylum, the Trump administration has sent more than 600 Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers, including over 250 children, to Guatemala as part of an Asylum Cooperative Agreement after detaining them for up to 12 days in frigid border jails. While in Customs Border Protection (CBP) custody, asylum seekers are not given meaningful access to attorneys, and they reported several agents cursed and yelled at them, never let them go outside, never turned the lights off, and never gave them a fair chance to have their asylum claims heard. By the time they arrive in Guatemala,…

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