U.S. starts processing asylum seekers slammed by Trump

By The Associated Press

By ELLIOT SPAGAT

The Associated PressTIJUANA, Mexico — U.S. border inspectors allowed some of the Central American asylum-seekers to enter the country for processing, ending a brief impasse over lack of space. But the migrants who crossed Mexico in a caravan may face a long legal path.

Caravan organizers said eight members of the group criticized by President Donald Trump that traveled from southern Mexico to the border city of Tijuana were allowed in to be interviewed by asylum officers, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection did not provide a number.

About 140 others were still waiting in Mexico to turn themselves in [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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