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US Court Halts Asylum Ruling Barring Abuse, Gang Victims

A federal court on Wednesday struck down most of a Trump administration policy that sought to deny asylum to immigrants seeking safety from domestic or gang-related violence in their home countries.     In June, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions personally intervened in the case of a Salvadoran woman known as A-B, denying her asylum as the victim of domestic abuse and releasing expedited removal proceedings that instructed asylum officers to "generally" deny...

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