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The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday that Guatemala agreement, Mexican nationals apply for asylum, as part of a “safe third country” agreement with the United States at the beginning of this year that sees migrants sent to claim the Central American country of asylum.

“The United States of America and the government of Guatemala are working closely together to continue the implementation of the asylum cooperation agreement”, the Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf said in a statement. “We build, protection of the region’s vulnerable population groups closer to home — the elimination of the need for the dangerous journey in the direction of the North, and along the pockets of TRANS-national criminal organizations.”

TRUMP MANAGEMENT BEGINS WITH THE SENDING OF MIGRANTS FROM GUATEMALA AS PART OF THE ‘SAFE THIRD COUNTRY’ AGREEMENT

“As we complete the implementation of the agreement, which takes into account all population groups, including Mexican nationals,” he said.

The agreement, negotiated earlier this year, is part of a series of regional agreements with the countries of the trump management, the flood of migrants on the southern border. DHS also has agreements with Mexico and El Salvador in the last few months.

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The agreement with Guatemala was progressively since November, when the flights to send migrants from Honduras and El Salvador began to have the country identified in the United States that its asylum policies, which comply with the criteria that a “full and fair” asylum system.

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DHS officials previously told Fox News that no migrants would be forced to go to Guatemala, instead, the possibility is given, which is sent back to their home countries or have to wait in Mexico under the protection of migrants protocols (MPP) — where migrants wait in the country while their US asylum applications are processed.

The new and extended agreement with Guatemala, there are now officials a further opportunity for Mexican asylum seekers who could not be placed in the MPP, because they claim a fear of persecution or violence if they were to return to Mexico. To be able to instead of you waiting for your court hearings in the USA, you will now be sent to Guatemala.

Migrants-rights groups and humanitarian groups have expressed concern expressed about the Guatemala business, and other such agreements, claiming that they could keep sending to vulnerable migrants in the dangerous countries that do not have the capacity, you are sure to. The U. N. refugee Agency said last month, that was the approach “is contrary to international law” and said it was in contact with the government to Express their concerns.

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Guatemalan Minister of the interior, Enrique Degenhart told reporters last week that, so far, 24 people were sent to the country under the program, but only two ultimately applied for asylum. Reuters reported that the officials also told, to send some groups, such as unaccompanied minors or migrants with a valid US documents.

In spite of protests from humanitarian groups, the government, the agreements are welcomed as part of a collection of directives that have led to a dramatic decline of migration flows” to the limit, and a decrease in arrests, there is. Figures released by the administration this month that the number of apprehensions at the border dropped by more than 70 percent since may.

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