• President Trump signs order limiting asylum, says people must 'come in legally'

    11 days ago - By WYFF

    President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border who enter the country illegally
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  • Trump limits asylum, says people must ‘come in legally'

    Trump limits asylum, says people must ‘come in legally'

    11 days ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States.
    Trump is using the same powers he used to push through a version of the travel ban that was upheld by the Supreme Court. The proclamation puts into place regulations adopted Thursday that circumvent laws stating that anyone is eligible for asylum no matter how he or she enters the country.
    “We need people in our country but they have to come in...
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  • The Latest: Trump signs proclamation limiting migrant asylum

    11 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration :
    9:20 a.m.
    President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the United States illegally through the U.S.-Mexico border.
    Trump invoked the same national security powers he used to push his travel ban through. He says he wants people to come to the U.S. legally.
    The move on Friday was spurred in part by caravans of Central American migrants slowly moving north on foot, but officials say it will apply to anyone caught crossing illegally.
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