A Central American migrant looks on from a fence at a shelter for women and children in Mexico. Photo: AFP A Central American migrant looks on from a fence at a shelter for women and children in Mexico. Photo: AFP
A Central American migrant looks on from a fence at a shelter for women and children in Mexico. Photo: AFP
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White House moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico

  • A new rule redefining asylum eligibility – to take effect on Tuesday – is the latest attempt to stem the flow of undocumented migrants into the country
  • It comes amid frustration within the administration of US President Donald Trump with Congress’ failure to change asylum laws

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A Central American migrant looks on from a fence at a shelter for women and children in Mexico. Photo: AFP A Central American migrant looks on from a fence at a shelter for women and children in Mexico. Photo: AFP
A Central American migrant looks on from a fence at a shelter for women and children in Mexico. Photo: AFP
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