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Canada: Asylum Avalanche as Claims Triple over Two Years

(AFP) — The number of people seeking asylum in Canada more than tripled over a two-year period and reached a monthly peak in August 2017 when thousands crossed illegally from the US, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

Canada

Donald Trump: No Work Permits for Migrants Seeking Asylum

President Donald Trump has directed deputies to quickly draft regulations which will deny work permits to asylum-seeking illegal migrants, shorten the asylum process to 180 days, and charge migrants a fee to apply for asylum.

Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. U.S. border authorities are executing the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy …

Ninth Circuit Court Temporarily Reinstates Trump Asylum Policy

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit temporarily stayed a lower court order on Friday that had blocked President Donald Trump’s asylum policy. The stay is only temporary until the court can decide the next steps of the latest ongoing legal challenge to the crisis on the Mexican border.

President Donald Trump looks to the cheering audience as he arrives to speak at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2019, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump May Appoint Immigration Czar

President Donald Trump may appoint an “immigration czar” to coordinate the government’s fractured authority over border security, asylum law, the labor supply, and visas, according to a report by the Associated Press. 

Kris Kobach, Ken Cuccinelli

White House: No TPS Asylum Relief for Venezuelans

White House officials are not considering an offer of Temporary Protected Status asylum to the many Venezuelans who are fleeing from their socialist dictator, a White House official told Breitbart News. 

Venezuelans arrive at the Santo Domingo airport waiting to return to Venezuela, they are part of the first group of about 80 Venezuelans who had emigrated to the Dominican Republic to flee the economic crisis of their country they left on Saturday back to Venezuela in a flight financed by …

Democrats Urge U.S. Asylum for Venezuela’s Population

Sen. Marco Rubio and 23 Democratic Senators are asking President Donald Trump to grant asylum to Venezuelans, even though the grant would minimize the Venezuelans’ incentives to overthrow their country’s Cuban-backed dictatorship. 

The Associated Press

Angel Father: ‘I Am Living Proof of What Permanent Separation Is’

Chris Odette — father of Chrishia Odette — spoke to a crowd at a Fund the Wall protest in front of the White House on Saturday morning in Washington, DC. He and other speakers called for the construction of a border wall to protect American citizens.

Chris Odette — father of Chrishia Odette — spoke to a crowd at a Fund the Wall protest in front of the White House on Saturday morning in Washington, DC. He and other speakers called for the construction of a border wall to protect American citizens.

Pollak: A Wall Deal Should Be Possible

But in theory, an agreement should be possible, because the changes the Trump administration seeks at the border are not radical, and because Democrats have agreed in the past to similar physical barriers to what Trump is proposing.

Donald Trump vs. Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi (Carlos Barria-Pool / Getty and Chip Somodevilla / Getty)