Ruling backs asylum seekers at border prior to policy shift

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a partial ban on asylum does not apply to anyone who appeared at an official United States (US) border crossing before the policy was announced in July, a decision that may affect thousands of people. The Trump administration announced July 16 that it would deny asylum to anyone who traveled through another country without applying there first. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin