[Ed. – NBC’s purpose was to highlight how the “Remain in Mexico” policy is preventing women from crossing the border to deliver babies in the U.S. But the effect is to admit that that’s what they’re trying to get into the country for. Emphasis by TH.]
Because of President Donald Trump’s agreement with Mexico, those who file asylum claims must remain in Mexico while their case is decided. It’s part of the “Remain in Mexico” plan that was recently established.
“More women are arriving pregnant or with babies,” said pastor Gustavo Banda of the Embajadores de Jesús (Ambassadors of Jesus) church, which operates a shelter in Cañón del Alacrán (Scorpion’s Canyon) on the outskirts of Tijuana. “We have a lot of Haitian women and some Central American.” …
Here’s NBC’s admission:
… [T]he Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program requires some U.S.-bound asylum applicants to register at ports of entry and then return to Mexican border cities to wait as their claims are processed.
It’s a period of great anxiety, if only because many want their children born in the United States. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that every child born on American soil automatically becomes a U.S. citizen.
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