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Trump Limits Asylum, Says Migrants Must “Have Merit’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. Trump is using the same powers he used to push through a version of the...

AP Fact Check: Trump’s Hype on Migrants, Illegal Immigration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric about the nature of Central American migrants heading to the U.S. border and grossly inflating the number of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. In a speech Thursday, he suggested without evidence that the migrant caravans are full of hardened criminals;...