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The Supreme Court supports Trump in the rapid deportation of asylum seekers

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that migrants involved in a fast deportation process cannot contest negative asylum decisions before a federal court. He noted that rapid removals do not violate procedural rights or constitutional protection against unlawful detention. In a 7-2 decision by Judge Samuel Alito, the court said that asylum seekers who are supposed to be deported by …

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Trump’s cold-blooded move to exclude asylum seekers (opinion)

The new rule still has to be subject to a public comment period and will not take effect immediately. But it builds on the Trump administration’s past and ongoing efforts to prevent asylum seekers from reaching ports of entry, keeping them in custody without legal aid, and waiting them in Mexico while their cases are pending, and since the advent …

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US and El Salvador sign agreement to deter asylum seekers: NPR

Deputy Minister of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, right, with Alexandra Hill Tinoco, left, Foreign Minister of El Salvador, after signing an asylum agreement in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Hide caption Caption switch Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Deputy Minister of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, right, with Alexandra Hill Tinoco, left, Foreign Minister of El Salvador, …

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Trump's government reaches agreement on sending asylum seekers to El Salvador to prevent migrants from entering the US

Kevin McAleenan, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the deal was announced Friday afternoon, according to government officials aware of the agreement. McAleenan traveled to El Salvador last month to negotiate the agreement with President Nayib Bukele. Officials refer to the agreement as an "Asylum Cooperation Agreement" and insist that such an agreement does not correspond to …

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Federal judge blocks "unconstitutional" Bill Barr order to detain asylum seekers indefinitely

A federal judge has been arrested by Attorney General William Barr that would have been detained asylum seekers indefinitely, ruling on Tuesday that the policy was "unconstitutional." Seattle U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued Barr's April order which would have barred asylum seekers who demonstrate a "credible fear of persecution or torture" from Pechman's decision held that the Barr's April …

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Federal Judge Block AG Barr's order to release credible asylum seekers: NPR

Migrants detained for illegal entry into the United States are being held in one of the cages of a facility in McAllen, Texas, in June 2018. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that asylum-seeking migrants can not be denied and held indefinitely. AP Hide titles Switch titles AP Migrants detained for illegal entry into the United States are being held …

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O & Rourke meets rejected US asylum seekers in Mexico

Former Representative Beto O & Rourke Beto O & RourkeO & Rourke visits Mexico to meet with asylum seekers. 2020 Democrats defend Harris over conspiracy theories about race, citizenship The Defensive MORE (19659003) (Texas) met asylum seekers on Sunday on his first trip to Mexico as a presidential hopeful. O Rourke traveled to Ciudad Juarez, which is from his hometown …

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