Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America
Friday, 12 July 2019 () Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers.
The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
The asylum regulation, which went into effect Tuesday, may force Guatemala to take in migrants from elsewhere in Central America. Critics say this is a problem... NPR Also reported by •BBC News •FOXNews.com •CBS News •WorldNews
The Trump administration says US capacity to process asylum claims has been overwhelmed due to an influx of people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador but... Zee News Also reported by •Daily Caller