Trump administration moves to curb migrants' asylum claims - News Summed Up

Trump administration moves to curb migrants' asylum claims


The Trump administration has already made it more difficult for migrants to qualify for asylum in the United States. Administration officials have said existing US asylum rules encourage illegal immigration and bog down legitimate claims. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Army soldiers install a razor wire fence along Anzalduas International Bridge near the U.S.- Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, Nov 5, 2018. "Channeling those aliens to ports of entry would encourage these aliens to first avail themselves of offers of asylum from Mexico." Immigrant advocates denounced the administration's move as unlawful, and said the plan to funnel migrants to ports of entry was just a way to cut asylum claims overall.


Source: bd News24 November 09, 2018 03:45 UTC



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