Compassion | New stance on bond for asylum-seekers was more procedural than political
by Charissa Koh
Posted 4/24/19, 03:04 pm
Critics of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy said Attorney General William Barr’s decision last week not to allow bail for some detained asylum-seekers trampled the rights of immigrants.
“Our Constitution does not allow the government to lock up asylum seekers without basic due process,” the American Civil Liberties Union tweeted after Barr announced the move April 16. “We’ll see the administration in court. Again.”