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White House Moves to Bar Some Migrants From Obtaining Asylum in the U.S

10 days ago   |   By Time

The Trump administration announced a new immigration rule Thursday that will block migrants from seeking asylum if they fail to cross the U.S. border at an official port of entry. The sweeping move is part of the administration's ongoing effort to restrict migration.
Drawing on national security powers, the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice issued a fast-track rule barring immigrants from seeking asylum if they first enter the U.S. illegally. Administration officials said the new rule is contingent on a proclamation from President Donald Trump determining which migrants will be...
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Trump Administration Seeks To Limit Asylum-Seekers With New Rule

Trump Administration Seeks To Limit Asylum-Seekers With New Rule

10 days ago   |   By NPR

The change announced on Thursday is designed to prohibit migrants who cross the border outside of designated entry points from seeking asylum in the U.S. It is almost certain to face legal challenges.
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Trump administration takes step to limit migrants' asylum claims

10 days ago   |   By Reuters

The Trump administration took a major step on Thursday to restrict asylum claims by migrants, putting forward a regulation that would make individuals ineligible for asylum if they cross the U.S. southern border illegally.
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Trump moves to restrict asylum access at the U.S.-Mexico border

10 days ago   |   By Politico

The Trump administration on Thursday rolled out a fast-track regulation that will restrict the ability of certain migrants to seek asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border - a move that's almost certain to trigger legal challenges and humanitarian backlash. The administration issued a final interim rule that will bar certain migrants caught crossing the border between ports of entry. The regulation will be paired with a presidential proclamation that outlines the migrants subject to the asylum bar, administration officials said on a call with reporters. The officials would not detail who could be...
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