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- Mar 31, 2010
- Instant Gratification Land
The group weighed restricting the ability of people caught between ports of entry to make a “credible fear” claim, the first step in an asylum application, the official said. Another option would be to apply a different credible fear standard to those migrants.
If these people are truly wanting asylum for legitimate reasons, there's no reason they would not go to an official port of entry. The ones crying asylum only after being caught illegally entering the country are only doing so as a tactic to delay their deportation.