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August 1, 2019

Lindsey Graham's bill to limit immigrant asylum protections at southern border passes divided Senate committee
By Ledyard King

Democrats said the Graham bill fails to acknowledge the reality that immigrants are trying to escape their home countries. The primary reasons migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have cited are that they’re victims of domestic abuse or gang violence. Immigration judges mostly reject such claims, which explains why Central American migrants are denied more than 70% of the time, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a project with Syracuse University that monitors immigration data through public records requests. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democra

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