ACLU Comment on New Trump Asylum Restrictions

July 15, 2019 10:15 am

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NEW YORK — The Trump administration announced sweeping asylum restrictions today.

The following reaction is from Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the Immigrants’ Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union:

“The Trump administration is trying to unilaterally reverse our country’s legal and moral commitment to protect those fleeing danger. This new rule is patently unlawful and we will sue swiftly.”


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