The Closing Asylum Loopholes Act would increase the burden of proof on asylum seekers from “significant possibility” to “more probable than not” that the asylum seeker has a “credible fear of persecution” . . . “on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion” in the country that person […]
S. 246 would prevent the use of federal funds for any agency to enforce Executive Order 13780 and Presidential Proclamation 9645, which suspended individuals from several countries of concern, including Chad, Iran, and Libya, from entering the United States. H.R. 810 is the House companion bill introduced by Rep. Judy Chu.