Supreme Court Allows Broad Enforcement of Trump Asylum Rule

The policy is meant to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country on the way to the U.S. without seeking protection there.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The justices’ order temporarily undoes a lower court ruling that had blocked the new asylum policy in some states along the southern border. The policy is meant to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country on the way to the U.S. without seeking protection…

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