Since the beginning of the Migrant Protection Protocols or "Remain in Mexico" policy began in 2019, over 60,000 asylum seekers have been sent to Mexico to await their court hearings.
COVID-19 has effectively halted all migration and asylum cases, with the courts expected to open on June 1. But until then asylum seekers are still lining up for cancelled hearings and have been routinely denied non-refoulement interviews.
Here & Now's Tonya Mosley talks with immigration lawyer Taylor Levy (@taylorklevy).
This segment aired on May 8, 2020.