President Trump Moves to End Asylum for Caravan Participants

In this video immigration attorney Ray Ybarra Maldonado explains President Trump’s proclamation on November 9, 2018 which seeks to limit asylum for those crossing the U.S.-Mexico Border. Ybarra Maldonado gives an overview of the recent change as well as explaining the difference between someone benefiting from asylum, withholding of removal or the convention against torture.

President Trump has for 90 days cancelled asylum to anyone who enters at a place other than a designated port of entry. Asylum remains open for anyone who presents themselves at a designated port of entry, however the administration is not allowing in all who approach the port of entry to apply for asylum.

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