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Why the Details of a White House Asylum Deal Matter to Guatemala

Lino Miani
Board of Contributors
Jan 13, 2020 | 11:00 GMT
Migrants deported from the United States stand outside an air force base in Guatemala City on Dec. 12, 2019.

Migrants deported from the United States stand outside an air force base in Guatemala City on Dec. 12, 2019. Under Guatemala's 'safe third country' agreement with the United States, immigrants applying for asylum in the United States will be sent to Guatemala while their cases are processed.

(ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP via Getty Images)

In one of the last acts of his presidency, Guatemala's Jimmy Morales visited the White House in mid-December to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump. It was a marked contrast from the last time the two leaders had been scheduled to meet. In July, Morales had been scheduled to travel...

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