U.S. border authorities have finalized plans to require asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their cases are considered in the United States, and are set to begin implementing the policy, a Homeland Security Department official told The Times.

Border officers will start sending asylum applicants back across the border as soon as implementation orders become operational on Friday, beginning at the San Ysidro port of entry, the official said.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.