Trump administration moves to limit migrants’ asylum claims

A group of Central Americans who are hoping to apply for asylum, wait at the border on an international bridge between Mexico and the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration took a major step on Thursday to restrict asylum claims by migrants, putting forward a regulation that would make individuals ineligible for asylum if they cross the U.S. southern border illegally. “Our asylum system is overwhelmed with too many meritless asylum claims from aliens who place a tremendous burden […]

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