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Here’s How The Asylum System Is Being Exploited

Only a small minority of migrants from the Central American countries at the epicenter of the border crisis say violence drove them out of their homeland, multiple surveys show. Most migrants from the so-called Northern Triangle that claim asylum at the border are let into the country pending a court hearing. But only about half file for asylum as they ...

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Thousands Booted Out Of US Under Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

Thousands of Central American migrants have been sent back to Mexico after lodging an asylum claim, a result of President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” directive. Over 5,000 asylum seekers from Central America’s Northern Triangle region — El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala — have been sent back to Mexico as they wait for their claims to go through the U.S. ...

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Report: Trump Administration Orders Asylum Officers To Get Tougher With Applicants

A directive from the White House is reportedly ordering asylum screeners to be more skeptical and confrontational with applicants, marking the administration’s latest attempt to weed out fraud. Asylum officers are to more aggressively pursue inconsistencies they see from applicants who claim they are facing persecution in their home countries, according to emails and documents obtained by The Washington Post. ...

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Report: Border Agents Will Soon Have Authority To Decide Asylum Claims On The Spot

President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing to give law enforcement officials the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. Under the upcoming plan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers would train Border Patrol agents deployed on the southern border on how to perform “credible fear interviews,” according to sources who spoke with the Washington ...

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Border Patrol Identifies Thousands of ‘Fraudulent Family’ Asylum Cases

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More than 3,000 fraudulent family cases have been identified by U.S. Border Patrol in the past six months, demonstrating the lengths illegal migrants will take to abuse U.S. laws. “It’s very clear that the cartel and smugglers know the weaknesses in our laws. They know that family units and unaccompanied children will be released with no consequences for their illegal ...

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Trump and the Roar of the Paper Tiger

After spending the last two years on the sidelines warming up on a stationary bike, President Trump has decided it’s time for him to get into the immigration game. When Agent Orange is unleashed illegal immigration will once again be, well, illegal! The situation is grim. The Get–Tough–on–the–Border–Guy will be taking in more illegals than Obama did at his laissez-faire ...

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Trump Making Immigration Move After Favorable Ruling From 9th Circuit: Report

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The Trump administration is reportedly preparing to return asylum seekers to Mexico while they await immigration hearings following a temporary lift on an injunction barring the administration from action. Staff at the office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are preparing to enforce President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which returns asylum seekers to Mexico while they await ...

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9th Circuit Deals Trump An Immigration Win. Yes, You Read That Right

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily lifted an order suspending the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), a Trump administration policy that requires Central American asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico before their appearance in immigration court. Though the Friday evening stay is not indicative of the government’s future prospects in this case, it was a rare victory for an administration ...

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Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily barred the Trump administration from enforcing its “Remain in Mexico” policy which returns asylum seekers back to Mexico while they await a hearing. San Francisco Judge Richard Seeborg ordered the administration on Monday to halt the deportation of asylum seekers and gave federal officials until Friday to contest the decision, according to The Associated ...

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Guatemalan Migrant Recruiter: It’s ‘Never Been Easier’ To Get Illegals Into The US

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Word is spreading among Central Americans that, if you reach the U.S.-Mexico border with a child and claim asylum, it’s fairly easy to evade deportation. “It’s never been easier for us to get families in,” said Germán, a client recruiter for human smugglers, in an interview with the Guardian. Germán works in Huehuetenango, a Guatemalan district that has experienced the ...

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Tolerance: Muslim Asylum Seeker Imprisoned For Killing Wife Who Converted To Christianity

A U.K. court sentenced a Muslim Iranian asylum seeker to jail Thursday for stabbing his wife to death, allegedly for her having converted to Christianity. Iranian asylum seeker Dana Abdullah stabbed Avan Najmadiein, his estranged wife and 32-year-old mother of four, 50 times in October and left her to die after discovering that she refused to support his application to ...

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Trump Administration to Expand Program That Sends Asylum Seekers Back to Mexico

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The Trump administration will increase the number of Central American asylum seekers who are sent back to Mexico while they await their court case. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Monday she will expand the “Migrant Protection Protocols” program, more popularly known as “Remain in Mexico.” Nielsen, in a memo sent to the federal border chief, ordered Customs and Border ...

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Trump Administration To Quadruple Number Of Asylum Seekers Sent Back Over The Border

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Border enforcement officials intend to quadruple the number of daily asylum applicants who are sent back to the other side of the U.S.-Mexico border. As part of its multi-faceted attempt to clamp down on the massive amount of illegal immigration taking place at the southern border, the U.S. government plans to dramatically increase the number of asylum applicants who are ...

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