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Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

1 month ago   |   By WBALTV

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S.
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Judge deals setback to key Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to key Trump policy limiting asylum

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

SAN DIEGO - A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of the Trump administration that denies asylum to people who travel through other countries to reach the U.S.-Mexico border without first seeking protection in those countries.
U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly ruled Tuesday that authorities violated federal rule-making procedures by not seeking public feedback before putting the policy into effect in July 2019.
The impact of Kelly's ruling is diminished by a coronavirus pandemic-related measure that was imposed to quickly expel people who cross the border illegally...
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