NBC News: Trump admin plans to block asylum seekers from U.S. by citing public health risk of COVID-19

NBC News: Trump admin plans to block asylum seekers from U.S. by citing public health risk of COVID-19. “The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would allow it to deny asylum to immigrants who are deemed a public health risk. The soon-to-be published rule would let the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice to block immigrants from seeking asylum in the U.S. based on ‘potential international threats from the spread of pandemics,’ according to a notice announcing it Wednesday.”

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