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Sessions Fundamentally Misses the Mark on the Asylum System, Professor Harris Writes in The Hill

Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Erin Looney
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Professor Lindsay Harris

In an Opinion piece on The Hill, Immigration & Human Rights Clinic Co-Director Lindsay M. Harris takes Attorney General Jeff Sessions to task for misguided claims about fraud and abuse of the U.S. asylum system.

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks to the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) on Oct. 12, arguing that the U.S. asylum system is overburdened with fraud and abuse. Sessions misrepresented the system, relying on virtually no data to reach his, frankly, ignorant conclusions,” she writes.

Read her full argument here.


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