I was quoted in a Reuters article on President Trump’s executive order that suspends the granting of asylum to migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

“…Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor at Cornell Law School, said the administration may struggle to justify the national security concerns underpinning the order, as the flow of migrants across the southern border has fallen in recent years. 

‘We also have an obligation under international law not to return people to a country where they fear persecution,’ he said…”

The full article is on Reuters.com, here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-asylum/trump-signs-order-limiting-migrant-asylum-at-u-s-mexico-border-idUSKCN1NE1PV