The numbers of asylum seekers apprehended at the US border with Mexico has dropped in recent months after Mexico agreed to halt the migrant flow in June - or face US economic sanctions.

Trump says the deployment of thousands of Mexican soldiers to the border has helped bring down the numbers.

But critics say the policy is not a long-term solution.

Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Washington, DC.

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