Although the first U.S. president often praised asylum in speeches and toasts, historians say it is unwise to apply his words to the modern debate about immigration.

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    In a chapter of her new book, “These Truths: A History of the United States,” historian Jill Lepore writes about the day in November 1783 when the last British ship left New York harbor, ending the ...
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    Washington Post (Opinion) Trump used the Honduran caravan as a lesson. Just the wrong lesson. By Tom Toles November 08, 2018. Washington Post (Opinion) ‘An Asylum to the persecuted’: Would George Washington embrace the migrant caravan? By Gillian Brockell November 08, 2018. The Hill (Op-Ed) Most countries agree with Trump about birthright ...
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    Women who suffered persecution or who have a well-founded fear of persecution because they decided to leave an abusive spouse may have a claim for asylum. If you live in a male-dominated country, the decision to leave an abusive spouse or leave the country may be viewed, under U.S. immigration law, as a political opinion.
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    'An Asylum to the persecuted': Would George Washington embrace the migrant caravan? Washington Post - 08 Nov 2018 In a chapter of her new book, “These Truths: A History of the United States,” historian Jill Lepore writes about the day in November 1783 when the last British ship left New York harbor, ending the Revolutionary War.
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    George Washington embraced immigrants, and so does the Catholic Church. If asylum seekers from Mexico and the Northern Triangle are fleeing violence or escaping economic insecurity, the criminalization and harsh treatment of immigrants and their families constitutes a humanitarian crisis. Just as it built churches, orphanages, schools,...
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