S.2292: Asylum Abuse Reduction Act
The Asylum Abuse Reduction Act (S. 2292) would create new administrative restrictions on people seeking asylum in the United States. The legislation would prevent foreign individuals without a visa from seeking asylum on U.S. soil. To receive asylum, a person would be required to conduct an in-person interview at a consulate or embassy and prove “credible fear” of returning to their country of origin. The bill would also require each federal judicial district to appoint a magistrate who would issue an arrest warrant for asylum seekers who enter the United States without going through the proper channels.
H.R.4030 is the House companion bill.