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US Shame on World Refugee Day

Expand Central American migrants traveling in a group make their way to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.  © 2018 AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd On the eve of World Refugee Day, the acting head of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Ken Cuccinelli, emailed asylum officers lamenting the country’s “abused” asylum system and calling on them to help “stem the crisis and better secure the homeland." The message to get in line and deny more asylum claims is clear. The memo is yet another example of the Trump administration’s ongoing attacks on the asylum system, including then-Attorney…

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