Mysterious New System at Border Keeps Migrants Guessing
The criteria to be allowed into the U.S. are a closely held secret.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — After hearing rumors that Central American families with younger children were being allowed into the U.S., Irma Paz left Honduras with her husband and two kids on a nearly two-month journey to the banks of the Rio Grande. They waded through the cold waters, turned themselves in to immigration authorities and were allowed in the country to request asylum. “I thought, ‘Thank you, my Lord.’ We made the cut,” she said…