AG Sessions Seeks to Tighten Asylum Rules

AG Sessions wants Congress to tighten asylum rules.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions called on Congress Thursday to tighten the rules for people seeking asylum through a system he said is filled with “rampant abuse and fraud.”

...“The system is being gamed,” Sessions said. “Over the years, smart attorneys have exploited loopholes in the law, court rulings and lack of resources to substantially undermine the intent of Congress. . . . There is no cost or risk for those who make a baseless asylum claim.”

Did he mention how the Department of Justice games the system by offering asylum to large scale drug traffickers in exchange for their testimony against other traffickers? Including murderers? I'd bet not.

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    Don't you just hate those (5.00 / 3) (#1)
    by Peter G on Thu Oct 12, 2017 at 08:35:51 PM EST
    "smart attorneys" who game the system by using "court rulings" (a/k/a precedent) to assist their clients? I guess the attorneys willing to work for Sessions aren't very smart, so their resentment and jealousy at colleagues who are actually competent might slip out from time to time.