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the trump administration is planning to expand the program that sends central American asylum seekers to Mexico to wait for US court appearances and the wrap up could begin in a matter of weeks a U. S. official told Reuters the expansion is likely to further strain resources on the Mexican side of the border wish shelters are already under pressure from funding cuts and an influx of migrants the policy of sending central Americans back to Mexico began in January and is currently implemented at the Tijuana San Diego border but the US official who spoke on condition of anonymity said that could be expanded to the Texas border of el Paso and see you doubt what is which has seen a spike in asylum seekers since February like Marco Antonio about a lot sold over thirty million we're waiting for a number so we can apply for asylum legally not to jump over via the desert the wall or the river but to ask for asylum legally ceiling I mean , president trump is trying to crack down on both legal and illegal immigration from Central America and this is the most radical effort yet being used to convince asylum seekers to not even try to reach the United States American rights organizations are suing to shut down the program known as Mike with protection protocols or M. P. P. saying it not only breaks the law but also puts refugees in danger and according to my good shelter operators in Tijuana the controversial US policy isn't working as a deterrent one non profit shelter told Reuters it is still seeing more asylum seeking arrivals than expected