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Asylum seekers could pay the biggest price in Trump's immigration proposal

Original story at Mother Jones• 3 mentions • 1 week ago

Mother Jones 1 week ago

 
When people arrive at the border seeking asylum from persecution, the United States gives them the benefit of the doubt. As long as they can show there’s a “significant possibility” that they deserve protection, they’re allowed to stay and make their case to an immigration judge. President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress want to change that.On Sunday, the Trump administration demanded that Congress overhaul the US asylum system as part of any legislation to protect the nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers from deportation. The White House’s asylum proposal, laid out in nine bullet-pointed items as part of ...
 
 
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14 Oct
Juan Escalante @JuanSaaa
RT @MotherJones: Trump’s immigration proposal could make it radically harder to get asylum https://t.co/yWgQG6Zg7V https://t.co/CakxUjECvS
11 Oct
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Asylum seekers could pay the biggest price in Trump's immigration proposal https://t.co/Sgk1VQWpth
11 Oct
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Trump’s Immigration Proposal Could Make It Radically Harder to Get Asylum https://t.co/A03BeFw5Eo https://t.co/jz9HY45d7K