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The Trump Administration is using Public Health Laws to shut down any Asylum Requests at all U.S. border enter points. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is turning away all Asylum Requester at U.S borders without review of their Asylum Request.

Asylum Seekers, Jackeline Reyes and her 15-year-old daughter from Honduras where turned away from the border crossing at Reynosa, Mexico on March 24th. The Mother stated, “The agent told us about the virus and that we couldn’t go further, but she didn’t let us speak or anything.”

Please visit this page for more information: Trump quietly shuts down asylum at US borders to fight virus

U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district, Elijah Cummings called for Congress to flight President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico to keep asylum seekers out of the United States and left them stay in Mexico while their applications are pending in U.S. court. Rep. Cummings explained he was against the deal because, “that’s not the law”. Cummings stated, “They should be allowed to come in, seek asylum, that’s the law,”

For further details please review this Politico News Article, “Cummings: Asylum-seekers should be allowed in U.S.“.

UPDATE: Mexico’s incoming government denies report Mexico supports Trump admin’s new asylum proposal

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