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Reports: WH Wants to Put Border Agents in Charge of Asylum Interviews

HeadlineApr 10, 2019

Reports also emerged Tuesday the Trump administration is pushing for Border Patrol agents to be put in charge of interviewing asylum seekers at the border. Miller reportedly argues it would make it more difficult for migrants to argue a “credible fear” of persecution in their country of origin and move forward in the asylum process. Initial interviews are currently conducted by Citizenship and Immigration Services officials.

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