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Trump’s War On Asylum-Seekers Has To Stop.

The Trump administration is slamming the door on people fleeing persecution and violence. We are fighting them every step of the way.

Our lawyers have filed suit after suit to stop these shameful and cruel policies. We successfully blocked an effort to keep people from claiming asylum unless they presented themselves at a narrow set of ports of entry. And we’re arguing against the forced return to Mexico policy as well as the third-country transit ban. We’re also demanding oversight hearings, testifying before Congress, and supporting legislation to end Trump’s abuses. At the border itself, we’re monitoring and exposing the impact of these policies and combating the lies he’s telling about the border.


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