Many women and children arriving from Central America are claiming they’re eligible for asylum because they’ve been the victims of gangs or domestic violence in their home countries. The claims are creating a large backlog and some critics, like former immigration judge Andrew Arthur, say seeking asylum has become a “sort of catchall for truly inventive lawyers.”

Women and children arriving from Central America are claiming they’re eligible for asylum because they’ve been the victims of gangs, or domestic violence, in their home countries. But some critics, like former immigration judge Andrew Arthur, say claiming asylum has become a “sort of catchall for truly inventive lawyers.”

Women and children arriving from Central America are claiming they're eligible for asylum because they've been the victims of gangs, or domestic violence, in their home countries. But some critics, like former immigration judge Andrew Arthur, say claiming asylum has become a

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From the article: Trump Administration Moves To Reshape Who Qualifies For Asylum

Many women and children arriving from Central America are claiming they’re eligible for asylum because they’ve been the victims of gangs or domestic violence in their home countries. The claims are creating a large backlog and some critics, like former immigration judge Andrew Arthur, say seeking asylum has become a “sort of catchall for truly inventive lawyer

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