UN ‘deeply concerned’ by US plan to ban refugees claiming asylum

Meanwhile Trump continues to demand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib leave the country

THE new US ruling barring asylum to most refugees who cross into the country from the Mexican border will endanger vulnerable people and “is not in line with international obligations,” United Nations refugee agency the UNHCR said yesterday. 

President Donald Trump’s administration announced on Monday that it would effectively end asylum for anyone coming across the Mexican border who had passed through another country, a policy that will affect hundreds of thousands of people...
source: Morning Star Online

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