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U.S. Can't Issue Blanket Denial To Asylum-Seeking Iranians, Judge Rules

Nearly 90 Iranians expecting to be resettled in the U.S. have been stranded in Vienna. Their asylum requests were denied en masse, and now a judge says the government must give each person a reason.

A federal judge in California has ordered the Trump administration to reconsider the asylum requests of nearly 90 Iranian refugees — overruling the blanket denial the government had issued to all of them. Instead, the Department of Homeland Security must disclose individual reasons for the

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