Aline Barros is an immigration reporter for VOA’s News Center in Washington, D.C. Before joining VOA in 2016, Aline worked for the Gazette Newspapers and Channel 21 Montgomery Community Media, both in Montgomery County, Md. She has been published by the Washington Post, G1 Portal Brazilian News, and Fox News Latino. Aline holds a broadcast journalism degree from University of Maryland. Follow her @AlineBarros2.
Under a new deal, the Trump administration is planning to send asylum-seekers from Honduras and El Salvador back to Guatemala to process their request for help outside the U.S., meaning their claims would not initially go through U.S. immigration courts
Rule that took effect Tuesday would categorically bar asylum for migrants who cross US-Mexico border without applying for and being denied asylum in any country they pass through on their way to United States