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Trump sends African asylum seekers to Kenya in night flight

What you need to know:

  • Immigrant support activists believe the deportees were transferred to commercial planes in Nairobi for transfer to other countries.
  • There are mounting concerns that there could be a final deportation flight to Africa as late as Tuesday – the day before Joe Biden takes office.

The Trump administration is continuing to deport African asylum seekers in its last few days before the inauguration of Joe Biden, who has promised a 100-day suspension of deportations, amid allegations of abuse of detainees, insufficient legal protections and inadequate precautions against Covid infection.

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