Trump Admin to Send Asylum Seekers to El Salvador

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Published on September 20, 2019 - Duration: 01:08s

Trump Admin to Send Asylum Seekers to El Salvador

Trump Admin to Send Asylum Seekers to El Salvador.

The deal between the U.S. and Salvadoran governments is being referred to as an “asylum cooperation agreement." .

The acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is expected to announce the deal soon.

Under the accord, asylum seekers could be turned away at the U.S. border, and be sent to El Salvador.

Part of the plan will see the U.S. assist in creating an asylum system in the region.

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele seeks more U.S. investment in the country and a solution for the 200,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S. under temporary protected status.

The main reason cited by our compatriots who flee our country is the lack of safety and security they face in their own neighborhoods, Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador, via 'The Washington Post' .

The Northern Triangle region of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras experiences some of the highest homicide rates on earth


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