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Legal challenges likely over proposed U.S. asylum rule

A black plume rises over East Palestine, Ohio, as a result of a controlled detonation of a portion of the derailed Norfolk Southern trains, on Feb. 6, 2023. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
A black plume rises over East Palestine, Ohio, as a result of a controlled detonation of a portion of the derailed Norfolk Southern trains, on Feb. 6, 2023. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

The Biden administration has proposed a new rule that would make it more difficult for migrants fleeing unsafe conditions in their home countries to apply for asylum.

Here & Now’s Scott Tong learns more about the implications with Diana Kearney, senior legal advisor at Oxfam America.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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