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Immigration Law

Asylum is Not an Open Question

Felipe De La Hoz, Mar. 30, 2021

"This has been a bizarre conversation on a number of levels, not least because many interlocutors proceed from the assumption that permitting humanitarian migration is even a choice that the president gets to make. It is not: U.S. law lays out that any “alien . . . who arrives in the United States . . .  irrespective of such alien’s status, may apply for asylum.” "