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Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Policy May Run Afoul Of Fed. Law

Law360 (February 8, 2019, 10:56 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump’s policy of returning migrants to Mexico while their asylum claims are being processed directly contravenes the Immigration and Nationality Act and represents a significant departure from previous policy that does not abide by the Administrative Procedure Act’s rulemaking requirements, according to legal scholars.

The so-called Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as Trump's "Remain in Mexico" policy, unveiled last month mandate that foreign citizens who cross the U.S.-Mexico border who are "not clearly admissible," including those seeking asylum, will be promptly issued a notice to appear for an immigration court hearing, which initiates removal proceedings, and will be pushed...

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