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ACLU Sues Jeff Sessions for Denying Asylum to Victims of Violence

ACLU Sues Jeff Sessions for Denying Asylum to Victims of Violence In The American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against Jeff Sessions, they are alleging the "evisceration of asylum protection." The Trump administration is being challenged by a group of mostly women and children who state that its polcies "unlawfully deprive them of their right to seek humanitarian protection." The "expedited removal" policies that have been implemented result in the denial of most domestic and gang violence asylum claims. ACLU, via statement The Department of Justice spoke in defense of its policy, most victims of personal crimes don't fit their definition of persecution from belonging to a 'particular social group.' DOJ spokesman, to Politico Sessions' asylum decision came after the administration's zero tolerance immigration policy. The ACLU has also sued the Trump administration in an effort to stop the separation of families.

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