AsylumConnect Week in Review-05/06/2019
This week brings mixed news for asylum seekers and the LGBTQ community. While President Trump proposed new restrictions on asylum seekers 10 transgender women won their asylum case in Texas. If you’d like to know the latest news affecting asylum seekers and LGBTQ rights keep reading.
Unaccompanied Migrant Boy, 16, Dies in Federal Custody in Texas
Donald Trump wants asylum seekers to pay application fee
Asylum Seekers Face New Restraints Under Latest Trump Orders
Zolan Kanno-Youngs & Caitlin Dickerson- The New York Times
“President Trump on Monday ordered new restrictions on asylum seekers at the Mexican border — including application fees and work permit restraints — and directed that cases in the already clogged immigration courts be settled within 180 days.”