Rep. Elijah Cummings: Asylum-seekers should be allowed in U.S.

U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district, Elijah Cummings called for Congress to flight President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico to keep asylum seekers out of the United States and left them stay in Mexico while their applications are pending in U.S. court. Rep. Cummings explained he was against the deal because, “that’s not the law”. Cummings stated, “They should be allowed to come in, seek asylum, that’s the law,”


For further details please review this Politico News Article, “Cummings: Asylum-seekers should be allowed in U.S.“.


UPDATE: Mexico’s incoming government denies report Mexico supports Trump admin’s new asylum proposal


Source of Information:

Politico (, 11/25/18, News Article:

Cummings: Asylum-seekers should be allowed in U.S.


NBC News (, 11/25/18, Meet the Press:

Meet the Press – November 25, 2018 – Includes interview with Rep. Cummings

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