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In: The San Diego Union-Tribune

Remain in Mexico: Migrants Face Uphill Climb to Get Out of Program

August 12, 2019

Without attorney representation, migrants are having a hard time preparing for their asylum interviews if forced to Remain in Mexico. And some face grave dangers if forced to stay in Mexico and need protection. “Fear of Return” protection is very difficult to come by.

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Asylum Seekers Are Targeted Under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)

July 29, 2019

Migrants who are returned to Mexico to wait for their court date under the MPP are at high risk for kidnapping, human trafficking, and extortion. Our immigration attorney Luis Gonzalez talks about the danger asylum-seekers, particularly women with young children, face during their stay in Tijuana. The legal team at JFS is dedicated to representing vulnerable families as they search for a better life in the United States.

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San Diego Nonprofit’s Legal Help a Tiny Dent in Asylum Aid Needed

July 28, 2019

This frontpage Union-Tribune story investigates the challenges and importance of legal representation for asylum seekers who fall under Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), otherwise known Remain in Mexico.

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Immigrant Community Bracing for Arrests

June 18, 2019

Reporter Kate Morrissey captures the reaction of the San Diego immigrant community to Trump’s announcement that ICE will begin mass deportations.

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Texas flights brought flu outbreak to San Diego migrant shelter: county officials

May 23, 2019

Mainly children have shown flu-like symptoms since arriving at the shelter, county officials said.

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A mile in their shoes: Inside San Diego’s migrant shelter

January 18, 2019

A photo-essay look at the shelter we run as part of the San Diego Rapid Response Network (SDRRN).

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Big Struggle to Shelter Asylum Seekers

December 28, 2018

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