Compassion | The controversial policy tries to alleviate the complicated situation at the U.S. southern border
by Charissa Koh
Posted 5/15/19, 03:25 pm
The Trump administration caught a rare break last week when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, often adversarial to the administration’s goals, ruled that the “Remain in Mexico” policy could continue. The controversial policy aims to give U.S. officials patrolling the southern border and detaining migrants some breathing room during a growing crisis.