Who Gets Asylum, Who Doesn't And How That May Change

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Jason Dzubow, lawyer with focus on immigration and asylum
Dan Stein, president, Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)
David Welna, Congressional correspondent, NPR

Every year, thousands of immigrants come to the U.S. seeking protection from persecution or violence in their countries. Many groups have a hard time qualifying, based on the legal limits of asylum. New immigration legislation could change the process.

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