Asylum Officers’ Union Says Trump Migration Policy ‘Abandons’ American Tradition

Union Local 124 of federal asylum officers filed a brief in court essentially saying, “Asylum officers are duty bound to protect vulnerable asylum seekers from persecution,” the union said. “They should not be forced to honor departmental directives that are fundamentally contrary to the moral fabric of our nation and our international and domestic legal obligations.” (NY Times). To say the least, the Trump administration is not pleased.https://www.nytimes.com/…/asylum-officers-trump-migrants.ht…

Asylum Officers’ Union Says Trump Migration Policy ‘Abandons’ American Tradition

The union said that migrants could face persecution under the policy, which forces them to wait in Mexico while their immigration cases are decided.


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