Trump Moves to Effectively End Asylum at Southern Border

According to 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.

  • Published 15 July 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said it will end asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down immigration. According to 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 rule, expected to go into effect July 16, also applies to children who… Read at AP News