White House Backs 'Real ID Act'
This is the bill that would allow the U.S. to send non-citizens back to countries that employ torture. The ACLU says:
Specifically, the bill would make it easier to send asylum-seekers back to the countries they are fleeing if they cannot provide written "corroboration" of their claims, a move contrary to international law. Federal law already gives officials ample discretion to deny improper asylum claims, and asylum applicants are subject to much more extensive scrutiny than virtually any other pool of non-citizens seeking entry to the United States.
Anytime you see groups as diverse as these uniting to oppose a specific piece of legislation, it's a pretty safe bet it's a bad law.
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