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Immigration, Deportations

Trump Team Drafts Plan To Raise Asylum Bar, Speed Deportations

The new guidelines, contained in a draft memo dated February 17 but not yet sent to field offices, directs agents to only pass applicants who have a good chance of ultimately getting asylum, but does not give specific criteria for establishing credible fear of persecution if sent home.

February 19, 2017