Monday, July 15, 2019

Trump Administration Issues New Rule: Asylum seekers who pass through third country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border

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Colleen Long for AP reports that the Trump administration today moved to restrict asylum protections for Central American migrants "in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border."

Under a new rule published in the Federal Register , asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border.

The Department of Homeland Security has posted this statement on the new regulation.

UPDATE:  The Penn State Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic has this fact sheet on the rule.

KJ

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2019/07/trump-administration-issues-new-rule-asylum-seekers-who-pass-through-third-country-first-will-be-ine.html

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