PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Trump suggests charging U.S. asylum seekers a fee

Clip: 04/30/2019 | 3m 30s

In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump has proposed charging a fee to process U.S. asylum applications. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, he said the current system is plagued by “random abuse.” Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security asked for more money to handle the surge of migrants. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan said the need was due to "the scale of what we're facing."

Aired: 04/30/19

Rating: NR

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