'Remain In Mexico' Inconsistencies Push Migrants To Arizona Border Crossings

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:34pm
Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:41pm

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Pedestrian Crossing on U.S. side of the Mexican border in Nogales. Large metal gates surround the port of entry and an American flag flies overhead.
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It wasn’t too long ago that Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced that all families seeking asylum in the U.S. would be either deported quickly or sent to the Mexican side of the border to wait it out as their cases are resolved.

That so-called “Remain in Mexico” policy isn’t playing out quite the same way in Arizona, as our next guest, Wall Street Journal immigration reporter Alicia Caldwell, reports.

The Show spoke with her more about it.

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