MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico is evaluating bringing Mexican asylum seekers who’re despatched from the USA to Guatemala again to Mexico, Inside Minister Olga Sanchez advised Reuters.
Beneath U.S. guidelines made public this month, Mexicans requesting safety on the U.S.-Mexican border will be flown to Guatemala to hunt refuge there as an alternative.
Mexico has criticized the measure and outgoing Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales stated on Wednesday that his administration has not agreed to just accept Mexican asylum seekers.
But when Mexicans are to be despatched to Guatemala, the Mexican authorities will assist them make their manner house, Sanchez stated in an interview late on Wednesday.
“It appears extra logical that they wait for his or her asylum course of in their very own nation,” Sanchez advised Reuters.
(Reporting by Diego Ore; writing by Julia Love; enhancing by Drazen Jorgic and Steve Orlofsky)