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AG William Barr Changes U.S. Asylum Bond System

Attorney General William Barr issued an order Tuesday that prevents some migrants who are seeking U.S. asylum from requesting to be released on bail. It’s part of an effort to tighten asylum rules, which President Trump has criticized. Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Elora Mukherjee, professor at Columbia Law School and director of the school’s immigrants rights clinic.

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