Asylum Seekers Gravely Stymied by Government Shutdown

By |2019-01-14T15:43:36-04:00January 14th, 2019|Immigration|

Asylum seekers are among the worst casualties in the government shutdown that has exacerbated the nation’s already-backlogged immigration system. Due to President Trump’s demand for a border wall, the federal government is currently in the longest partial shutdown on record. The impasse is forcing the postponement of hearings for thousands of immigrants. For asylum applicants, [...]