MEXICO MIGRANTS – End of “Remain in Mexico” brings little cheer to migrants on US border

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The Dulce Refugio Shelter in this city opposite Brownsville, Texas, which opened in 2019 when the United States launched “Remain in Mexico,” a policy migrants seeking asylum to wait south of the border while their applications are processed, is set to close next week due to a lack of resources even as the regional migration crisis grinds on.

The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program – its official name – is in the process of winding down, yet uncertainty prevails among the tens of thousands of mainly Central American migrants who find themselves stranded in Mexico.