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US Attorney General Moves to Limit Eligibility for Asylum

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has moved to deny asylum to victims of domestic abuse and gang violence, narrowing the definition of asylum and potentially barring tens of thousands of people from getting it. Sessions Monday ruled in the case of one Salvadoran woman, known only by the initials on her immigration papers, A.B. Living in the southern U.S., A.B. requested asylum four years ago after being raped and beaten by her ex-husband over more than a decade. Sessions personally...

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