PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: U.S. ends asylum for domestic violence victims

Clip: 06/11/2018 | 4m 26s

In our news wrap Monday, the Trump administration announced it would no longer grant asylum to thousands of victims of crimes like domestic violence or gang violence. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that the policy had been applied too broadly. Also, a ship carrying 629 migrants remained at stranded in the Mediterranean Sea for a second day as Italy and Malta refused to let it dock.

Aired: 06/11/18

Rating: NR

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