No Sign Of ‘Return To Mexico’ Policy At San Ysidro Port Of Entry
Monday, January 28, 2019
Photo by Gregory Bull AP
A new Trump administration policy to return most asylum seekers to Mexico while their cases work their way through the U.S. court system may not be rolling out as planned.
Last week, U.S. officials said the controversial policy would go into effect Friday at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. But there is still no indication migrants have actually been returned to Mexico.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen first announced what she called an "historic action" in December.
San Diego-based freelance journalist Max Rivlin-Nadler has been monitoring the situation at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He joins Midday Edition Monday to discuss how Tijuana officials are responding.
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