The Narrowing Path to Asylum

An episode of the The Daily podcast

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The Trump administration has said that domestic abuse is no longer grounds for receiving permission to stay in the United States. We share one asylum seeker’s story. Guest: Mariam, a survivor of domestic violence who arrived in the United States from Burkina Faso, and who asked not to be identified by her real name. For more information on today’s episode, visit

This episode includes disturbing language and scenes of graphic violence.

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24 mins


Thursday, June 14th 2018