S District Court Blocks Trump From Asylum Ban

November 20, 2018

...The request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights, who took legal action after President Donald Trump issued the ban this month in response to the caravans of migrants that have started to arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that said anyone who crossed the southern border would be ineligible for asylum, however the new regulations are a blow for the president as it will make it harder for migrants to face deportation.

"Individuals are entitled to asylum if they cross between ports of entry," said Baher Azmy, a lawyer for the Center for Constitutional Rights. "It couldn't be clearer." ...

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November 20, 2018