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U.S. sends first families to Mexico to await asylum, rights groups sue

“Both the U.S. and Mexican governments know that the border area is unsafe for women and children,” Michelle Brané, director of the Migrant Rights and Justice program at the Women's Refugee Commission (WRC), said in a statement on the decision to return the families to Mexico.

“The U.S. government knows full well that asylum-seeking families are no threat to this nation.”