Trump Suspends Some Asylum Rights, Calling Illegal Immigration ‘a Crisis’

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www.nytimes.com—The proclamation suspends asylum rights for immigrants who enter the United States illegally, though officials said it was aimed at migrants traveling through Mexico in caravans.

Trump Proposes Ending Asylum For Illegal Immigrants. As was widely expected following his promises to stop crowds of illegal migrants from entering the US, President Trump on Thursday signed an order to end asylum for illegal immigrants before the caravans arrive. The order, which is expected to elicit howls of outrage from the left, will almost certainly be met with a court challenge, according to a Bloomberg report. The Trump administration said it would prohibit people who illegally cross the U.S. border with Mexico from claiming asylum, as...