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In Juárez, A Migrant Shelter Offers Refuge For LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

By Mallory Falk, KERA Mexico is the second deadliest country in the world for transgender people, according to a recent study. Yet many LGBTQ migrants are stuck in the border city of Ciudad Juárez.  People from places like Honduras and El … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Overturns White House Policy On Asylum Seekers Fleeing Domestic Or Gang Violence

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune A federal judge on Wednesday struck down the bulk of a recent White House policy that made it more difficult for victims of domestic and gang violence to seek asylum in the United States. U.S. … Continue reading

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There are new, tougher guidelines for migrants seeking asylum in the United States

The federal agency that handles the first step in asylum claims sent a memo to all its officers Wednesday that tightens restrictions on migrants who are seeking asylum.

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