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Trump Moves To Limit Asylum Claims At US-Mexico Border

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: Fortune

President Donald Trump is expected to sign Friday an executive proclamation that bars migrants crossing the southern border from seeking asylum, unless they cross at official ports of entry.
The move is likely to cause more court battles for an administration that has already faced numerous challenges to its immigration policies, notably its travel ban on people from Muslim-majority countries. The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act allows people to apply for asylum even if they do not arrive at a designated point of entry.
The new interim federal rule says that people crossing the southern border “illegally” would be ineligible for asylum, and people should therefore be channelled to ports of entry “where they would be processed in a controlled, orderly and lawful manner.”
Ahead of the midterms, Trump talked repeatedly about a “caravan” of migrants who have been travelling through Central America toward the U.S. border. He suggested that this group constituted an invasion, and deployed thousands of...

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