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White House tweaks asylum rules on ‘pass-through’ countries

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/15/19, 12:28 pm

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is set to implement a new rule for people seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico that likely will affect most Central American migrants. The modification means that migrants will be ineligible for asylum in the United States if they failed to apply for protection from other countries they passed through on their way to the U.S. border.

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No confirmed ICE raid sightings so far

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/15/19, 11:35 am

WASHINGTON—Nationwide Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids, which President Donald Trump said would begin this weekend, had not materialized in most major cities by Sunday. An anonymous U.S.

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Trump’s immigration enforcement operation to move forward

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/12/19, 10:43 am

WASHINGTON—Immigration and Customs Enforcement could begin nationwide raids to deport illegal immigrants as early as this weekend after President Donald Trump postponed the effort late last month. To protect ICE officers, the agency has not released to the public the exact time for the beginning of the sweep. When announcing the sweep last month, the president said it marked the beginning of a long-term push to deport millions of people residing illegally in the United States.

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