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Trump Administration Seeks to Bar Convicted Immigrants From Asylum

Immigrants convicted of illegally reentering the U.S., driving drunk or committing domestic violence will be barred from claiming asylum under a proposed regulation announced Wednesday by the Trump administration.

The proposal, which must go through a public comment period before it is finalized, lists seven criminal areas, including some low-level crimes, that would bar migrants from claiming asylum in addition to federal restrictions already in place. It also would remove a requirement for immigration judges to reconsider some asylum denials.

It’s another push to restrict asylum by President Donald Trump’s administration, which claims migrants are gaming the system so they can spend read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com