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Policy on Asylum Seekers Faulted

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued a report that sharply criticizes federal immigration authorities for rounding up asylum seekers at the border, detaining them for months in prisonlike facilities and quickly dispatching them back to the countries they fled. Thursday’s report by the bipartisan panel was a follow-up to one two years ago that reported similar findings about detention and expedited removal. It said the Department of Homeland Security and its agencies — the U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement — did not act on its recommendations and made little effort to help asylum seekers. Full Story

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