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January 30, 2020

US finds ally in Mexico as asylum policy marks first year
By Elliot Spagat

Of nearly 30,000 cases decided through December, only 187, or fewer than 1%, of asylum-seekers sent back to Mexico won their cases, according to Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. Lack of legal representation helps explain why. Fewer than 5% have lawyers.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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