Trump Cracks Down on ‘Rampant Abuse’ of Asylum Process in New Memo

President Trump announced new changes to the asylum process in an effort to “safeguard our system against rampant abuse.” In a presidential memorandum sent to Attorney General William Barr and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan Monday night, the White House outlined a series of measures to strengthen the U.S.’s immigration laws. “Our immigration and asylum system…