Asylum Seekers Who Show Credible Fear Not Eligible for Bond

It's Attorney General William Barr's first immigration-related decision since taking office.

  • Published 17 April 2019
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PHOENIX (AP) — Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond. U.S. Attorney General William Barr decided Tuesday that asylum seekers who clear a "credible fear" interview and are facing removal don't have the right to be released on bond by an immigration court judge while their cases are pending. The attorney general has… Read at AP News