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Judge finds policy of turning back asylum-seekers unconstitutional

Legal nonprofit Al Otro Lado and 13 immigrants turned back from making asylum claims at ports of entry along the U.S.–Mexico border proved the "metering" policy violates rights enshrined in the Administrative Procedure Act and Constitution, a federal judge ruled Thursday. ... Read more»

Rights groups sue CBP for 'systematic' violations of U.S. asylum law

Immigration advocates filed a class-action suit against Customs and Border Protection, arguing that CBP officers at crossings along the Mexican border have systemically violated U.S. law and international human rights agreements by refusing to allow people to seek asylum. ... Read more»