• White House Moves to Bar Some Migrants From Obtaining Asylum in the U.S

    11 days ago - By Time

    The Trump administration announced a new immigration rule Thursday that will block migrants from seeking asylum if they fail to cross the U.S. border at an official port of entry. The sweeping move is part of the administration's ongoing effort to restrict migration.
    Drawing on national security powers, the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice issued a fast-track rule barring immigrants from seeking asylum if they first enter the U.S. illegally. Administration officials said the new rule is contingent on a proclamation from President Donald Trump determining which migrants will be...
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  • Trump administration moves to curb migrants' asylum claims

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    The Trump administration unveiled new rules on Thursday to sharply limit migrant asylum claims by barring individuals who cross the U.S. southern border illegally from seeking asylum.
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  • Trump Administration Seeks To Limit Asylum-Seekers With New Rule

    Trump Administration Seeks To Limit Asylum-Seekers With New Rule

    11 days ago - By NPR

    The change announced on Thursday is designed to prohibit migrants who cross the border outside of designated entry points from seeking asylum in the U.S. It is almost certain to face legal challenges.
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  • Trump administration takes step to limit migrants' asylum claims

    11 days ago - By 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.
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  • US immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

    11 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is seeking to deny asylum to migrants caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. New regulations will block migrants from claiming asylum if they do not come to an official border crossing. They are intended to speed up rulings on asylum claims, instead of having migrants try to circumvent official...
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  • The Trump administration just moved to restrict its asylum system as migrant caravans head toward the US

    The Trump administration just moved to restrict its asylum system as migrant caravans head toward the US

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Trump administration on Thursday took its first steps toward restricting asylum to immigrants who cross the border into the United States illegally.
    The changes are coming as multiple caravans of thousands of Central American migrants make their way to the US through Mexico.
    Many of them have said they intend to request asylum.
    Immigration and civil liberties advocates have repeatedly said that the Trump administration's efforts will contravene domestic and international law, which allow migrants to seek asylum no matter how they enter.
    The Trump administration on Thursday made its...
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  • Trump moves to restrict asylum access at the U.S.-Mexico border

    12 days ago - By Politico

    The Trump administration on Thursday rolled out a fast-track regulation that will restrict the ability of certain migrants to seek asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border - a move that's almost certain to trigger legal challenges and humanitarian backlash. The administration issued a final interim rule that will bar certain migrants caught crossing the border between ports of entry. The regulation will be paired with a presidential proclamation that outlines the migrants subject to the asylum bar, administration officials said on a call with reporters. The officials would not detail who could be...
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