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Asylum Seekers

A federal court in California, writing that it “takes no pleasure in this holding,” ruled it lacks jurisdiction to review the claims of 128 asylum seekers who were denied the right to apply for asylum under a Trump administration’s policy of denying asylum to anyone who did not first seek it in Mexico or another country through which they traveled.

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal court in California, writing that it “takes no pleasure in this holding,” ruled it lacks jurisdiction to review the claims of 128 asylum seekers who were denied the right to apply for asylum under a Trump administration policy of denying asylum to anyone who did not first seek it in Mexico or another country through which they traveled. 

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