African asylum-seekers fleeing war are now trapped and stateless in Mexico.
David's story is not unique.
“We have sent asylum seekers back to Mexico, and said ‘hope you don’t die. Bye, bye’”
“Even just the act of doing it is really an assault on our constitutional, democratic system.”
"I know he’s separating children. But I can't live like this, I can't live here. So what am I supposed to do?”
There is no agency-wide policy dictating the ages at which children are able to be separated from their parents.
Trump wants the money in exchange for an immigration deal that would include some kind of resolution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
A lot has happened to Donald Trump since the first Republican debate in early August, but he's still the same guy.