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Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about his plan to limit the reasons for people to claim asylum in the U.S., at a Justice Department immigration review training program on Monday in Tysons, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence

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Central American migrants traveling in the Migrant Via Crucis caravan walk to their legal counselling meeting in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, in April. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in San Francisco has resigned, citing disagreements over how to cast the actions of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who warned against immigration raids last month. The raids prompted a rally outside the ICE office in San Francisco. Stephen Lam/Reuters hide caption

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