Shifting asylum ‘burden’: U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant

Guatemalan migrants walk on the tarmac after being deported from U.S., at La Aurora International airport in Guatemala City, Guatemala November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – The first foreign asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a U.S. agreement that establishes it as a so-called safe third country to process people fleeing persecution in their homelands. The program, similar to European ones that push asylum seekers to Turkey, is a policy achievement for […]

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