'Horrific': Sessions Says Survivors of Domestic and Gang Violence Will No Longer Qualify for Asylum

Jessica Corbett, staff writer, Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In just the latest addition to the Trump administration’s mounting collection of “cruel” policies aimed at closing off the nation to refugees and asylum-seekers, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a new Justice Department guidance on Monday declaring that migrants will no longer automatically qualify for asylum if they present concerns of domestic abuse or gang violence.

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