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US migrant policy ‘bucket of cold water’ to some Venezuelans


              A Venezuelan migrant carries his shoes around his neck before crossing toward the United States border to surrender to the border patrol, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. The U.S. announced on Oct. 12, that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Venezuelan migrant Cristian Casamayor, second from left, arrives to Necocli, Colombia with fellow Venezuelan migrants after they decided against crossing the Darien Gap and returned from Acandi, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant checks her cellphone as she waits for a boat to take her to Acandi, from in Necocli, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. The U.S. announced on Oct. 12, that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              Venezuela migrants rest on a hammock for the night as they wait for a boat to take them to Acandi, from in Necocli, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. The U.S. announced on Oct. 12, that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              Venezuelan migrants are stopped by the National Guard at an army checkpoint on the road to Tonala, Chiapas state, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. The Biden administration has agreed to accept up to 24,000 Venezuelan migrants at U.S. airports, while Mexico has agreed to take back Venezuelans who come to the U.S. illegally over land. Effective immediately, those who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico under a pandemic rule known as Title 42 authority, which suspends rights to seek asylum under U.S. and international law on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Migrants, mostly from Venezuela, arrive at a camp where Mexican authorities will arrange permits for their continued travel north, in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. The Biden administration has agreed to accept up to 24,000 Venezuelan migrants at U.S. airports, while Mexico has agreed to take back Venezuelans who come to the U.S. illegally over land. Effective immediately, those who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico under a pandemic rule known as Title 42 authority, which suspends rights to seek asylum under U.S. and international law on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Venezuelan migrants stand on the Mexican side of the border after rafting across the Suchiate river, the border between Guatemala and Mexico, near Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas state, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. The Biden administration has agreed to accept up to 24,000 Venezuelan migrants at U.S. airports, while Mexico has agreed to take back Venezuelans who come to the U.S. illegally over land. Effective immediately, those who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico under a pandemic rule known as Title 42 authority, which suspends rights to seek asylum under U.S. and international law on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Venezuelan migrants cross the Suchiate river, the border between Guatemala and Mexico, near Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas state, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. The Biden administration has agreed to accept up to 24,000 Venezuelan migrants at U.S. airports, while Mexico has agreed to take back Venezuelans who come to the U.S. illegally over land. Effective immediately, those who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico under a pandemic rule known as Title 42 authority, which suspends rights to seek asylum under U.S. and international law on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Tents of Venezuelan migrants are seen in Necocli, Colombia, a stopping point for migrants taking boats to Acandi which leads to the Darien Gap, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant washes clothes in Necocli, Colombia, a stopping point for migrants taking boats to Acandi which leads to the Darien Gap, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant cooks rice and ham over a portable gas stove in Necocli, Colombia, a stopping point for migrants taking boats to Acandi which leads to the Darien Gap, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              A Venezuelan girl holding her doll walks to a boat that will carry her and other migrants to Acandi, from Necocli, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              Venezuela migrant Yusney Velandia and her child watch boats that carry migrants to Acandi from Necocli, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, as she considers continuing her journey north. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              Venezuela migrants walk to a boat that will take them to Acandi, from Necocli, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
US migrant policy ‘bucket of cold water’ to some Venezuelans