Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Current Events
US-Mexico border fence
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This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides a report about the Trump administration’s suggestion to charge asylum seekers a fee for immigrating into the country.

Last week, Trump followed up with a presidential memo suggesting several changes to the current immigration policy. These changes are aimed specifically at potential asylum seekers and are meant to speed up the process they go through upon arriving at the border, which is hugely backlogged right now. But these proposals are already sparking a great deal of debate among immigration experts.

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