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WASHINGTON | US immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration says it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking extraordinary presidential national security powers to tighten the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The measures are meant to funnel asylum seekers through official border crossings for speedy rulings, officials said, instead of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts migrant policy, Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump mischaracterized the plight of children who were taken from parents at the Mexico border and what’s known about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election investigation in his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press. A look at his comments on those subjects Tuesday: IMMIGRATION TRUMP: “We have the worst laws in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts migrant policy, Russia probe