O’Rourke Immigration Plan Includes Pathway to Citizenship

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping immigration plan to seek a pathway to U.S. citizenship for 11 million people in the country without documents, deploy thousands of immigration lawyers to the border to help with asylum cases and earmark $5 billion to bolster the rule of law in Central America.

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Court Cautions Against Refugee Removal After Violent Crimes

Member states that revoke or refuse asylum to individuals who otherwise represent a danger to their communities must still take care not to expel such people to countries where they face a genuine risk of persecution, the EU’s highest court ruled Tuesday.

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Border Group’s Leader Said to Have Assassination Plans

The leader of an armed group that has been detaining asylum-seeking families from Central America near the Mexican border said two years ago that he was training supporters to assassinate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and billionaire Democratic supporter George Soros, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.

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Barr Denies Bond for Refugees With Credible Fears

In a major reversal of U.S immigration and human rights policy, Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday declared that detained asylum-seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond.

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