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APNewsBreak: US plan to send asylum seekers to El Salvador

Colleen Long, Homeland Security reporter, Washington, for breaking the astonishing news that the U.S. was signing an agreement that would send would-be asylum-seekers to one of the world’s most violent countries, El Salvador. Long was was hours ahead of the official announcement and the first to get a copy of the agreement.

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (AP) — A senior Trump administration official says the U.S. is planning to sign an agreement to make one of Central America’s most violent countries, El Salvador, a haven for migrants seeking asylum. The official said acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan will sign a “cooperative asylum agreement” with El Salvador on Friday.

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