Migrants on US-Mexican border pray Biden opens door

Matamoros (Mexico) (AFP) – Hundreds of asylum-seekers were waiting nervously on the US-Mexican border Friday, praying that they would be allowed entry as part of President Joe Biden’s immigration reforms. Under predecessor Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program, they were forced to stay south of the border while their cases were being resolved. Biden’s administration announced a week ago that the first stage of a program to dismantle Trump’s controversial policy would begin on February 19. Three migrants among those hoping to be allowed entry told AFP about their journey and long wait. ‘Tra…

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