Border agents, emboldened under Trump, continue violating law by turning away asylum-seekers
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Under U.S. law, asylum-seekers can legally petition for protections at U.S. ports of entry. “Immigration officials,” writes the American Immigration Council (AIC), “are required to admit any individual who presents at a port of entry and states either a fear of return to their country, or a desire to apply for asylum.” But Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have a history of violating this enshrined law protecting the most vulnerable, and under Donald Trump, they have been...

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