Mexico border apprehensions fall again in September but remain high

Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan speaks during a briefing at the White House Tuesday Oct. 8 2019 in Washington

Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan speaks during a briefing at the White House Tuesday Oct. 8 2019 in Washington

Immigrant advocates have documented cases involving especially vulnerable migrants, including pregnant women and their children, who have faced violence, kidnapping and limited access to medical care upon after being sent back. Can you come to Brownsville?

"This isn't what the president asked for, this is what the experts asked for to help them do their job to safeguard and protect this great nation", he said.

"We'd be glad to see how we can be helpful in doing that".

Presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday escorted a group of asylum seekers across the border bridge to his native Texas from Mexico, where they had been sent under the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy. The policy has been expanded in recent months with the consent of the Mexican government, which Mr. Trump threatened with tariffs earlier in the summer unless it did more to curb migration flows within its territory.

The former San Antonio Mayor wants the Trump Remain in Mexico immigration policy to come to an end.

More than 50,000 asylum seekers have been returned to Mexico to await the outcome of their U.S.

Waldgeist stuns history-chasing Enable to win Arc
RaceBets, Betfair and Coral all cut Harrington's charge to 14-1 from 25-1 for next year's 1,000 Guineas. Just stamina gave out with her over that trip in the intensity and pace of the race.

"We believe that qualifies as a mental health issue and that they should be exempted from MPP because of that", Castro said.

Customs and Border Protection admitted the group and agreed to reprocess them.

Morgan also cited the administration's efforts to end the 1997 Flores settlement that limits the amount of time minors can be kept in detention.

"I hope that people in this country who say they're Jesus-loving, God-loving- that they pay more attention to to God-loving, Jesus-loving people on this side of the border, that are brown-skinned, that are desperate, and are being treated cruelly by this president", he said. There are reports that they have even been attacked by other potential asylum-seekers as they wait in Mexico.

The Texas Civil Rights Project asserted that its clients were in CBP custody for a total of three hours, "which means that each person had less than 15 minutes for their non-refoulement interviews".

Although created to stem the flow of Central American migrants journeying north, the regulation also would affect people from other parts of the world trying to reach the U.S. through Mexico, including Cubans, Venezuelans, Brazilians and central Africans, who have traveled to the U.S. -Mexico border in higher numbers this year.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.