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Trump administration proposes new limits on asylum system

June 11, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS) on Wednesday released a draft of a new regulation that would make it more difficult for migrants to claim asylum in the US.

The departments propose to amend the current regulations that govern credible fear determinations so that any individual that has a credible fear will have a claim for asylum, withholding of removal, or protection. The proposed rule also specifies the standard of review that applies in streamlined proceedings that determine whether an individual has a credible fear.

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