7/9/19 – CBS News
By Camila Montoya-Galvez
The federal government has started returning non-Mexican migrants who claim asylum at the Texas border city of Laredo back to Mexico, the first expansion of the controversialsince the U.S. and Mexico brokered a deal to avert President Trump’s tariff threats.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials were slated to make the first returns on Tuesday, a Department of Homeland Security official told CBS News. Ten people had been returned so far, according to a Mexican government official.