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Clarification: Biden-Trump-Border story

Feb 26, 2024, 8:30 AM | Updated: Feb 27, 2024, 9:38 am

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks about border security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, J...

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks about border security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Jan. 5, 2023, in Washington. The Democrats' reframing of the immigration debate risks straining Biden's alliance with immigrants and advocates who campaigned for him in 2020. But it appears to be working for Democrats after they won a special House election in New York. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published February 26, 2024, The Associated Press reported that U.S. policy allows for migrants to claim asylum regardless of how they arrive. The story should have made clear that under a recent Biden administration rule, many are presumed ineligible for asylum if they arrive illegally between ports. It depends on circumstances of their arrival including whether they are single adults or families.

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Clarification: Biden-Trump-Border story