Al Jazeera: Border Patrol unlawfully deporting potential asylum seekers

Obama ignores that migrants at border are being denied even the minimum protection afforded by US law

November 21, 2014 2:00AM ET

” … Border agents routinely intimidate, coerce and deport refugees, ignoring their expressed fear of returning to their home countries when agents should instead refer them for credible-fear interviews with asylum officers. The abusive and illegal treatment of asylum seekers is a result of the U.S. government’s increased reliance on expedited border removals.”

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