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Some asylum officers rebelled against Trump policies.


The union for asylum officers and other immigration officers objected to Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which forced them to send vulnerable asylum seekers to Mexico for the duration of the US court case. Some individual asylum officers took matters into their own hands, refusing to conduct interviews under the “Remain in Mexico” program. Other asylum officers spoke out against the policy after its implementation, feeling morally shaken by sending asylum seekers to a country where they had already been harmed and were in fear.

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