A Federal Judge Just Blocked Trump’s Latest Attempt to Turn Away Asylum Seekers

July 25, 2019
Mother Jones

...The case against the federal government was brought by the ACLU, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Center for Constitutional Rights. “The court recognized, as it did with the first asylum ban, that the Trump administration was attempting an unlawful end run around asylum protections enacted by Congress,” ACLU attorney Lee Gelernt, who has led several legal battles against the Trump administration’s immigration policies, said in a statement. ...

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July 25, 2019