“The terms permit the Trump administration to send migrants seeking protections in the US, under both international torture agreements and the asylum system, back to Central America, where rampant crime, violence, and corruption is driving tens of thousands to flee.” Vox: Trump’s agreements in Central America could dismantle the asylum system as we know it.

+ NatGeo photo essay: Life on the U.S. asylum waitlist: a long and dangerous wait.

+ RollCall: Emails show how private firms profit from ICE detention centers. (A very undertold part of the story…)

+ Vice: It’s not just here. There’s a Worldwide War on Asylum Seekers.