President Trump expected to sign executive order on asylum system soon

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UPDATED 1:06 PM PST — Thurs. Nov. 8, 2018

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week on asylum reform.

According to an administration official, the president plans to sign the order as soon as tomorrow.

The move would limit the ability of migrants seeking asylum at the border.

Alcides Padilla, from Honduras, wakes up at the Jesus Martinez stadium in Mexico City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Central American migrants on Wednesday continued to straggle in for a rest stop at a Mexico City stadium, where about 4,500 continue to weigh offers to stay in Mexico against the desire of many to reach the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

This comes as the president has accused migrants of using loopholes in the asylum system to gain entry into the United States.

Some officials say the order will help immigration officials process asylum claims in a safer and more efficient manner.

The administration has reportedly considered a fast-track regulation paired with a presidential proclamation to block asylum seekers

Source: One America News Feed

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