Bernie Wants to Give Asylum to all Climate Change Refugees
During the MSNBC’ Climate Change forum, host Chris Hayes asked Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) if he “Would favor expanding the asylum categories, which are enumerated, right, to include a category for people that are specifically climate — pushed out by climate?”
“I think that is absolutely something that we have to look at, and I think I would be positively disposed to that. But it has to exist all over the world,” responded Bernie Sanders.
“I mean, it’s not just people in Latin America who would gravitate to the United States. It is people all over the world. And it means that we have to deal with the crises in these countries right now so that people can possibly stay there, and we have to welcome people all over the world.”