He's tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States.
``We need people in our country but they have to come in legally and they have to have merit,'' Trump said Friday as he prepared to depart for Paris.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation that effectively will suspend the granting of asylum to migrants who cross the U.S. border with Mexico illegally for up to 90 days. The order, which goes into effect on Saturday, means that migrants will have to present themselves at U.S. ports
The Trump administration has signed an order that would effectively ban migrants who illegally cross the US-Mexico border from qualifying for asylum. The move comes as thousands of migrants are making their way north.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States.
President Trump spoke with reporters about his asylum rule, the undecided Florida elections and his acting attorney general
A group of thousands of Central American migrants on Friday will leave Mexico City and continue their journey toward the U.S. as the Trump administration takes steps to limit their ability to request asylum.
The Trump administration unveils new rules to sharply limit migrant asylum claims by barring individuals who cross the US southern border illegally from seeking asylum.
Once plan goes into effect, those at US southern border would only be eligible for asylum if they go to official port.
The Trump administration said Thursday it will restrict the ability of those crossing illegally to seek asylum on the southern US border, in a move previewed by the President last week.