Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico seek to stay in US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several asylum seekers who are being forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through United States (US) immigration court told a judge on Tuesday that they are afraid to return to Mexico as they await their next hearing — a development that introduces a new wrinkle to a major US policy shift. The seven cases being heard in a downtown San Diego courtroom are among the first to advance under the Trump administration policy that calls for people seeking asylum in the US to be held in Mexico. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin