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December 17, 2019

'Vulnerable' Asylum Seekers Are Supposed to Be Able to Stay in the U.S.óBut Critically Ill Migrants Are Still Being Sent Back to Mexico
By Jasmine Aguilera

The MPP policy has faced legal challenges since it was implemented in January 2019, but in May, a federal appeals court allowed it to remain in place while a lawsuit challenging it continues. Meanwhile, the number of asylum-seekers who have waited on the Mexican side of the border for court dates has reached at least 56,000 since the end of November, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a data and research organization at Syracuse University.

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