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Russian Asylum Seekers Admitted to US Via Secret Deal With Mexico

April 06, 2022 (1 min read)

David Noriega, David Mora, Gabriela Martínez, VICE, Mar. 28, 2022

"A group of Russian citizens who fled their country after the invasion of Ukraine and spent a week camped out at the U.S.-Mexico border was quietly admitted to the U.S. in a secret deal with Mexican officials, VICE World News has learned. The group of 35 asylum seekers were whisked away in the predawn hours of March 20 and driven to a part of the border where they wouldn’t be seen: a checkpoint that has been closed to the public for several months."