The Trump administration moved Thursday to a drastic new change aimed at restricting asylum applications from immigrants who wanted to come to the US.
The policy, revealed in a new line published in the federal register, would no longer allow people to qualify for asylum if they cross the southern southern border illegally.
The rule "would prevent such foreign nationals from being eligible for asylum and thereby channel unauthorized foreign nationals to inland ports, where they would be processed in a controlled, orderly and lawful manner."
The rule, as outlined by government officials during a briefing, is intended to overthrow people who cross the border illegally and then submit asylum applications.
A group of Central American migrants, representing the thousands who are participating in a caravan trying to reach the US border, are embarking on an hour-long march to the office of the United Nations human rights body in Mexico City, Thursday, November 8, 2018. A new Trump management rule seeks to drastically reduce asylum applications
Many of these immigrants in the past have applied for asylum with a credible fear & # 39; for violating other crimes, such as the illegal entry of the country.
In the course of time, the number of asylum applications has risen sharply in recent years, an indication that the administration says that immigrants adjust their answers to request asylum without merit.
It would only affect immigrants seeking asylum after issuing a presidential statement.
Our asylum system is overwhelmed by too many careless asylum applications from extraterrestrials who burden our resources enormously, which means we are unable to grant asylum quickly to those who really deserve it. ", Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said in a joint statement.
On November 6, 2018, Marine Corps engineers from Camp Pendleton razord council placed just east of the port of San Ysidro, where trains from the US to Mexico and Mexico pass the US to support Border Patrol after President Trump said he feared an invasion Hondurans coming weeks
Today we use the authority granted to us by Congress to block extraterrestrials who violate a presidential suspension of entry or other restrictions of asylum application, "they wrote.
The White House has released even more extensive information about who would apply the rule.
The pressure comes after President Donald Trump during the last weeks of the campaign about & # 39; caravan after caravan & # 39; made his way to the border through Mexico.
Trump said he sent 15,000 active servicemen to the border to tackle the problem, in what former President Barack Obama has stunt a political stunt. called. The troops began to lay barbed wire while the migrants moved to the US on foot.
According to the new rule, immigrants should submit their asylum application at an official point of entry, where it could be processed.
Officials say the new policy is based on the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.
According to the new rule: "In recent years, the United States has seen a large increase in the number and number of inadmissible foreign nationals who have been subject to accelerated removal, who have an intention to apply for asylum or out of fear during their trial. for prosecution and then placed in a dealing with an immigration court. & # 39;
It continues: & # 39; Most of these aliens illegally enter the country between the ports of entry along the southern border. Over the past decade, the total percentage of foreign nationals subjected to accelerated removal and referred to in the first screening process for a credible anxiety call increased from approximately 5% to more than 40% and the total number of references to credible fear of interviews increased from about 5,000 per year in Fiscal Year (& # 39; FY & # 39;) 2008 to about 97,000 in FY 2018. & # 39;
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