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AG Jeff Sessions Resets Obama’s Asylum Expansion

Attorney General Jeff Sessions exercised his authority Monday as the ultimate reviewer of the immigration court system to overrule a series of Obama-era decisions that were allowing the radical expansion of the American asylum system.
Asylum is part of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). In 1980, it was defined to allow entry to the United States for people who face persecution, typically by their home countries’ governments, for their “race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.” More>>