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Expert: "Frankenstein Rule Would Gut Asylum System" (Law360)

June 15, 2020 (1 min read)

Suzanne Monyak, Law360, June 12, 2020

"The Trump administration's proposed overhaul of the U.S. asylum process, calling for more power for immigration judges and asylum officers, could hinder migrants' access to counsel in an already fast-tracked immigration system. ... Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law professor at Cornell University Law School, said that it was as if administration officials took every precedential immigration appellate decision, executive order and policy that narrowed asylum eligibility under this administration and "wrapped them all in one huge Frankenstein rule that would effectively gut our asylum system." "