Asylum-seekers on the border

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dpatop - 26 November 2018, Mexico, Tijuana: Migrants face security forces on the border with the USA. In the Mexican border town of Tijuana, numerous migrants have tried to illegally cross the border to the USA. Photo by: Omar Martinez/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

dpatop - 26 November 2018, Mexico, Tijuana: Migrants face security forces on the border with the USA. In the Mexican border town of Tijuana, numerous migrants have tried to illegally cross the border to the USA. Photo by: Omar Martinez/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

Guests: Sarah Kinosian, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Anea B. Moore

On Sunday, border patrol agents fired tear gas and rubber bullets at asylum-seeking migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana. The incident has been condemned by some while President Trump’s allies claim such measures are necessary to control the border. Today, we’ll discuss what happened along the border, and the politics surrounding the confrontation. And we’ll look at the asylum process, how the President has tried to limit it, and how our immigration policy has shifted during the Trump administration. Our guests are Mexico-based freelance journalist SARAH KINOSIAN and JAYA RAMJI-NOGALES, professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law.

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