Trump Limits Asylum, Says Migrants Must ‘Come Legally’

The legal director of the International Refugee Assistance Project said the latest move was blatantly illegal.

Image via AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. Trump invoked the same powers he used last year to impose a travel ban that was upheld by the Supreme Court, and the new regulations were likely to draw a legal challenge. They are intended to circumvent laws stating that anyone is… Read at AP News

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