U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico’s commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

The deal lays out “a regional approach to burden-sharing in relation to the processing of refugee status claims to migrants,” the document said. A Reuters photograph of the folded document, taken as Trump held it up, allowed reporters to read parts of it.

Reporting by Leah Millis and Makini Brice; Writing by Susan Heavey; editing by Grant McCool



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