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thousands of asylum seekers such as unique as originally from Cuba have been stuck in Tijuana Mexico for months waiting for their number to be called to apply for asylum in the US but a new trump administration rule set to take effect Tuesday may have slammed the door shut on their hopes of finding shelter in America nihilist but I'll %HESITATION nobody expected it we've all been here a long time it's very unfair on behalf of the trump administration under the new role migrants arriving at the U. S. Mexico border won't be able to claim asylum if they didn't first seek safe haven in the countries they crossed in route to the US on Monday when the policy was announced asylum seekers at this you that's what is migration office waited nervously bring their numbers would be called the next before the new rule took effect the policy is the trump administration's latest efforts to stem the record surge of mostly central American migrants arriving at the U. S. southern border to seek asylum it has implemented a policy of metering which puts dealing limits on the number of asylum seekers process at ports of entry leading to long waiting lists that have left migrants like Carlos Navarro from Cuba feeling frustrated settlement in a simple one I honestly feel bad I've placed all my trust in the current president I can't believe he can be so drastic with all migrants if the trump administration's policies six Carlos and migrants like him could be required to apply for asylum in Mexico or any of the other countries you pass through on his way to the U. S.