ㅤ"Under new Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security rules published Thursday, immigrants who illegally cross the U.S. southern border from Mexico would be barred from claiming asylum. All asylum claims must be made at a legal port of entry."
ㅤ"President Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week that would revamp U.S. policy on asylum seekers by requiring them to go to ports of entry to apply for asylum, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday."
ㅤFull story at The Hill. Posted here on 11/7/18. See "asylum."
ㅤ"’In the first five months of fiscal year ‘18, CBP saw a 315 percent increase in individuals using children to pose as family units to gain entry into the country compared to fiscal year ’17. Smugglers and drug traffickers know the loopholes well, and they know that if they reach our borders, they will be released into our country and evade the consequences of their criminal action,’ Jonathan Hoffman, assistant secretary of DHS, said."ㅤ