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>> Or just plain getting them out of our country.>> In a major set back for President Trump, the Supreme Court on Friday, struck down his administration's request to prohibit asylum for people who cross the US border illegally in a close five to four vote. Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, who last month rebuked Trump over his criticism of the judiciary, joined the court's four liberals in denying the administration's request.
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>> But they have to come in legally, and they have to have merit. In a proclamation issued in November, Trump said that officials would only process asylum claims from migrants who present themselves at an official entry point. But a San Francisco based judge promptly blocked the policy and a court of appeals then refused the administration's request to lift the judge's order.
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Many human rights experts have denounced Trump's attempted immigration policy changes as illegal and violating the rights of refugees. Many desperately trying to escape violence and poverty in their home countries.