GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee company says it is “deeply involved” about new U.S. restrictions on asylum, saying it is going to put weak households in danger.
UNHCR feedback late Monday got here after the Trump administration stated it is going to finish all asylum protections for many migrants who arrive on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The rule is anticipated to enter impact Tuesday and would have an effect on many refugees fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. It’s sure to face authorized challenges.
Based on the plan, migrants who cross by way of one other nation — on this case, Mexico — on their method to the US shall be ineligible for asylum.
UNHCR says the rule overly restricts the correct to use for asylum, and threatens the correct to not be despatched again to nations the place folks may face persecution.