Trump announces new asylum rule for the US

July 15, 2019

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A line of migrants that includes young and older people along with a person in a wheelchair are shown standing next to the large border fence.

Members of the Border Patrol and US Military help a migrant woman in a wheelchair as she and others migrants crossed the border between Mexico and the US to request political asylum, as seen from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, July 6, 2019.

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Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

President Donald Trump rewrites United States asylum policy to shut the door on most Central American asylum-seekers. How does the new policy squares with existing international agreements? Also, the first in a series of reports from Brazil, which has a migrant crisis of its own on its border with Venezuela. And, a look at what Germany and the United Kingdom are doing with renewable energy and their aging power grids.

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