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The ‘safe third country’ agreement between the U.S. and Canada is on trial in Canada’s federal court. New Democratic Party MP Jenny Kwan says the agreement, which makes it harder to apply for asylum, is immoral. Read more

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Arguments began Monday on Canada’s ‘safe third country’ agreement with the U.S., but protesters and plaintiffs argue that the agreement should be immediately suspended. Read more

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Seeking to relieve the pressure from asylum seekers in border towns, Mexico bused asylum seekers south. The country’s practices could violate international law. Read more

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Last week, Trump took his fight against asylum seekers straight to the top, and the Supreme Court okayed it. Sotomayor and Ginsburg thought that set a scary precedent. Read more

Law and Justice

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Democrats are talking about decriminalizing the border, but they’re missing the point—and it will cost them. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The Trump administration’s latest rule sought to bar virtually all asylum seekers from filing in the U.S.—and a federal judge in California just blocked it. Read more

Law and Justice

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How the interim final rule announced Monday could play out in the courts, and the devastating consequences it could have for asylum seekers Read more

Civil Rights in America

An interim final rule from the Trump administration, which they say could begin as soon as tomorrow, could have a stronger effect than the rumored “safe third country” agreement.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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If the U.S. signs a “safe third country” agreement with Guatemala, migrants seeking refuge will have to file for asylum in the Northern Triangle country. Read more

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Canada’s safe third country agreement with the United States has become a flashpoint in upcoming national elections. Read more

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