Stories tagged: "asylum"

Trump Is Trying to Make It Harder for Torture Victims to Seek Asylum

The newly-proposed rule narrows the categories of people who face persecution based on race, nationality, religion, political opinions, or “social group.”

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Trump Uses Coronavirus to Shut Down Asylum System at U.S. Borders

The U.S. government used an obscure public health law to justify shutting down the nation’s asylum system in the name of public health.

Immigration Judges Say Their Courts Are a Health Hazard and Should Be Closed

Lawyers worry their detained clients could contract the coronavirus while awaiting trial.