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Outcry Grows as U.S. Reduces Scrutiny of Chinese Entering U.S. From Mexico

Migrants cross the Mexico-U.S. border. Image: AFP

Concerns are growing after U.S. Customs and Border Protection expedited the screening process for Chinese asylum seekers amid a record leap in such cases.

The CBP slashed the number of questions it asks inbound Chinese asylum seekers from roughly 40 to five after a surge in monthly border crossings by Chinese nationals in the first quarter of 2023.

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