Trump seeks to strip immigrants' legal right to claim asylum
Friday, 9 November 2018 A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Trump takes aim at asylum-seekers; Chrystia Freeland talks about Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump and trust; how a soldier's death on a World War One battlefield destroyed a Newfoundland town.
On Friday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order limiting asylum rights, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said the United States must make sure anyone fleeing violence or persecution can get protection “without obstruction." Reuters reports the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees...
According to Reuters, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to limit protections for Central American families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump on Monday issued a..