Welcome news

If only the administration would recognize the right of people who arrive at the border (or who enter illegally) to apply for asylum.

The Biden administration is considering raising the number of refugees who could be admitted to the United States next year, according to a source familiar with the discussions, as the program ramps up and is on track to meet higher admissions.

2 thoughts on “Welcome news

  1. It looks like getting people to the US border to try for asylum is now a fully-developed industry. As I understand it, the legal right to *apply* for asylum is essentially unlimited, but since some time in the Trump administration it has been strongly limited by bureaucratic hurdles. If those hurdles were eliminated, that is, if the administration followed the law, at what rate would people be applying for asylum?

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