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Study finds problems in detecting fraud among asylum seekers

Dec 03, 2015 - Associated Press Online

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is having trouble detecting fraud in asylum requests from immigrants seeking to stay in the United States for their protection, according to a government study.

The Government Accountability Office looked at asylum requests from immigrants who have already made it to the United States and are asking to stay to escape persecution. The report, released Wednesday, doesn't address the refugee application process, which also is overseen by the Homeland...