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Critics denounce Sessions' move to restrict asylum for domestic and gang violence victims

Michelle Brané, director of the Migrants Rights and Justice Program at the advocacy group Women’s Refugee Commission, said Sessions' decision was “just another step in the long list of actions this administration has taken to undermine any way for immigrants to come to this country.” She also noted his decision to seek to prosecute 100 percent of immigrants crossing the border illegally, resulting in family separations.