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Trump’s Election Hail Mary: Block Migrants From Seeking Asylum

Trump’s actions “violate international human rights law,” said Michelle Brané, director of the Migrant Rights and Justice program at the Women’s Refugee Commission, and will exacerbate the administration’s current policies of intentionally undermining the asylum claims process. “This is about the continued gas-lighting of the country to perpetuate fear for political gain—and that is morally repugnant.”