The proclamation suspends asylum rights for immigrants who enter the United States illegally, though officials said it was aimed at migrants traveling through Mexico in caravans.

Trump signs order limiting migrant asylum at U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation that effectively will suspend the granting of asylum to migrants who cross the U.S.

Trump bans asylum for migrants who cross the border between official ports of entry

The Justice Department and the Homeland Security Department released the text of an interim regulation Thursday afternoon outlining new restrictions on asylum that will be the subject of a presidential proclamation expected to be issued by the White House on Friday.

Trump signs proclamation limiting asylum seekers

President Donald Trump signed a presidential proclamation Friday morning that will bar migrants who cross into the US illegally through the southern border from seeking asylum.

Trump signs order denying asylum to illegal migrants, as caravan approaches US — RT US News

President Trump has signed an immigration order requiring asylum seekers to make their claim at their point of entry to the US, and barring illegal immigrants from requesting asylum.

Trump signs order denying asylum-seeking, illegal border crossers

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation Friday aimed at denying asylum to migrants who cross illegally cross the border

The president's rants about the border weren't just pre-election bluster.

The move — which will almost certainly face legal opposition — aims to funnel asylum seekers toward ports of entry.

US to deny asylum to illegal border crossers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. Trump is using the same powers he used to push through a version of the travel ban that was upheld by the Supreme Court. The proclamation puts into place regulations adopted Thursday that circumvent laws stating that anyone is eligible for asylum no matter how he or she enters the country.

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Once plan goes into effect, those at US southern border would only be eligible for asylum if they go to official port.

White House issues new rule limiting asylum seekers

The Trump administration said Thursday it will restrict the ability of those crossing illegally to seek asylum on the southern US border, in a move previewed by the President last week.