IS US ASYLUM LAW DEAD?
The question may sound over-the-top, but it is a fair one to ask in this day and age. The Trump administration has employed innumerable illegal procedural devices to frustrate asylum-seekers, especially along the southern border where many are enrolled in the so-called "Migrant Protection Program," which forces them to remain in Mexico and to have their cases heard at the border. The legality of this program is highly questionable, though this is only the most prominent of t
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Terrible Decision Upholding Trump Policy Restricting Asylum Seekers Claims
In a decision that has terrible implications for both the Supreme Court's approach to basic "rule of law" considerations and for asylum seekers along the Southern border, on September 11, 2019, the Court temporarily allowed the Trump Administration to implement a radical new policy restricting the right to claim asylum for people traveling through third countries who reach the US Southern border. I quote from the online immigration news source "Documented," https://www.facebo