Asylum ban doesn’t apply to potentially tens of thousands of migrants, federal judge rules

November 21, 2019
Los Angeles Times

...As of August, weeks after the asylum ban took effect, there were roughly 26,000 asylum seekers either on wait lists or waiting to get on those wait lists in 12 Mexican border cities, according to the migrant advocates who brought the case — Al Otro Lado, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Center for Constitutional Rights.

In Tijuana, there were about 9,000 names on the list in mid-July, according to Al Otro Lado, which keeps close track. ...

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