...According to outlines of the plan, known as Remain in Mexico, asylum applicants at the border will have to stay in Mexico while their cases are processed, potentially ending the system Trump decries as "catch and release" that has until now generally allowed those seeking refuge to wait on safer U.S. soil....
Why did Mexico agree to this?
...Alarmed by Trump's deployment of U.S. military forces to California, Arizona and Texas, and his threats to close busy border crossings,..."Closing the border" means exactly that. NOTHING and NOBODY would come across the border, including Chevy trucks manufactured in Mexico, car batteries manufactured in Reynosa, outboard engines manufactured in......
You get the picture. No exports, massive layoffs.....Mexican politicians hung from lamp-posts.
Uh-huh. (D'ya ever wonder why George W Bush never thought of this?)
Exploding heads but no pink mist:
....The prospect of keeping thousands of Central American asylum seekers for months or years in drug cartel-dominated Mexican border states - some of the most violent in the country - has troubled human-rights activists and others who worry that such a plan could put migrants at risk and undermine their lawful right to apply for asylum...."We have not seen a specific proposal, but any policy that would leave individuals stranded in Mexico would inevitably put people in danger," said Lee Gelernt, an ACLUYou will note that 'putting U.S. citizens at risk' is NOT a concern of the Anti-Christian Libertines Union attorney, (nor the Bishop of El Paso). That's because they actually don't give a rotten damn about citizens of the US.
But Trump does, and he proves it every damn day.
UPDATE: Maybe not.