US rights group ready to provide assistance to arriving migrants

Group says Central Americans fleeing violence have the right to apply for asylum despite Trump's bid to block them.

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    Immigrant rights groups are preparing to provide the necessary aid, including legal assistance, for thousands of migrants who have fled violence in Central America to the United States.

    They say the migrants have the right under international law to apply for asylum as refugees despite US President Donald Trump's bid to block their entry.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds has more.


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