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  1. #1 Obama Said Crime And Poverty Are Not Qualifiers For Asylum 
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    While in office, President Barack Obama said that poverty and crime alone are not justifications for asylum claims, comments that closely mirror the sentiment of the Trump administration.

    “[U]nder U.S. law, we admit a certain number of refugees from all around the world based on some fairly narrow criteria. And typically, refugee status is not granted just based on economic need or because a family lives in a bad neighborhood or poverty. It’s typically defined fairly narrowly — the state, for example, that was targeting political activists and they need to get out of the country for fear of prosecution or even death,” Obama said in July 2014
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    We keep hearing from the DUmmies what a smart man obama is, so who are we to say he's wrong on this matter.

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