Attorney General’s Decision Opens Door to Indefinite Detention of Asylum Seekers

A new decision by Attorney General William Barr holds that a person who is transferred from expedited removal proceedings to full removal proceedings after establishing a credible fear of persecution or torture is ineligible for release on bond. Such a person “must be detained until his removal proceedings conclude, unless he is granted parole,” the decision states.

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2019-04-23T18:12:22+00:00April 23rd, 2019|