Airbnb, Chobani among companies to oppose U.S. asylum work permit slowdown

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents open the gates to the port of entry so that asylum seekers who had a court date that day can either attend it or reschedule it, as a group of migrants, who returned to Mexico to await their U.S. asylum hearing, block the Puerta Mexico international border crossing bridge to demand a speedier asylum process in Matamoros, Mexico October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Airbnb, Chobani, Western Union and a dozen other companies are urging the withdrawal of a Trump administration proposal to slow down the work permit approval process for asylum seekers. The companies – joined by Uniqlo, Ben & Jerry’s, DoorDash and others – spoke out against a recently proposed regulation in a letter […]

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