Asylum

Cuban Abel Oset Jr., center, and his father Abel Oset, behind him, show their identification to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer before their appointments to apply for asylum in United States, as they cross International Bridge 1 to leave Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and enter Laredo, Texas, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Tent courtrooms opened Monday in two Texas border cities to help process thousands of migrants who are being forced by the Trump administration to wait in Mexico while their requests for asylum wind through clogged immigration courts. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 11:45 am
NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and a brief moment on U.S. soil, he was crossing back into America. But he wasn't sure he'd be able to stay. The two were to plead their case in a court set up...
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Austin, Texas
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Chris Fox
July 03, 2019 - 6:27 am
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - The protesters gathered on Tuesday at Republic Square just a block from U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s downtown Austin office calling for the closure of the migrant detention camps along the Texas and Mexico border. Austin Congressman Lloyd Doggett sent a message read over a...
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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador,
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November 26, 2018 - 7:04 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's incoming government denied a report Saturday that it plans to allow asylum-seekers to wait in the country while their claims move through U.S. immigration courts, one of several options the Trump administration has been pursuing in negotiations for months. The deal was...
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