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Trump Administration Using Pandemic as Excuse to Target Asylum Seekers

Expand Clothing hangs to dry at a makeshift migrant camp for asylum seekers in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico, on March 1, 2020.  © 2020 Alejandro Cegarra/Bloomberg/Getty Images The Trump administration is using the COVID-19 crisis to deepen its relentless assault on asylum seekers and the right to seek asylum. Last week US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reportedly began immediately “expelling” to Mexico all unauthorized migrants at the US-Mexico border – including unaccompanied children – without considering whether they qualify for protection under US asylum law. The new policy…

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