Asylum Crackdown NPR reporting on efforts by the Trump administration to discourage asylum seekers from coming to the U.S., including the "zero tolerance policy" that led to families being separated at the border.
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Asylum Crackdown

Reporting on the administration's family separation policy and efforts to limit asylum protections.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in his office in the West Wing. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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John Kelly On Trump, The Russia Investigation And Separating Immigrant Families

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U.S. Border Patrol agents take a father and son from Honduras into custody at the U.S.-Mexico border near Mission, Texas, on Tuesday. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors Concerned About 'Irreparable Harm' To Separated Migrant Children

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The Berduo family speaks with authorities as they try to cross the international bridge between Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After Traveling 2,000 Miles For Asylum, This Family's Journey Halts At A Bridge

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Ms. A.B. is seeking asylum in the U.S. after suffering more than a decade of domestic violence in El Salvador. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has personally intervened in her case. Kevin D. Liles for NPR hide caption

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This Salvadoran Woman Is At The Center Of The Attorney General's Asylum Crackdown

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Dahani Gudiel, 25, from Guatemala turned herself and her three daughters in to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection outside of McAllen, Texas on Monday. Gudiel says she crossed the border seeking asylum after being threatened by gangs at home. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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A Look Into What Immigrant Families Face At Busiest Border Crossing

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In the village of Quilin Novillo, the houses are billboards for the American dream. One is painted red, white and blue, with stars and stripes. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Despite Dangers, Intimidation, Guatemalans Still Seek A Better Life In U.S.

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Update On Deported Honduran Father

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Update On Deported Honduran Father

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