Supreme Court OKs strict asylum rule, Boris Johnson denies lying to the queen & an epic Bumblebee party: The Morning Rundown
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent speaks with families, mostly from Central America, who had crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico and presented themselves to agents on Tuesday in Los Ebanos, Texas.John Moore / Getty Images
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In a win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court has allowed enforcement of the strictest asylum rule yet. The top 2020 Democrats will faceoff tonight in their third debate. And a Bumblebee birthday party charms a 4-year-old cancer patient — and a community.
The government can now refuse to consider a request for asylum from anyone who failed to apply for it in another country after leaving home but before coming here.
The order means, for instance, that migrants from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador cannot seek asylum in the U.S. if they didn't first ask for it in Mexico. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissented, saying the court acted too quickly and should allow the case to work its way through the normal judicial process.
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