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Judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions at US-Mexico border

 

Eve Edelheit – New York Times file

A U.S. Border Patrol agent gathered information from migrants found near Granjeno, Texas, on April 12, 2019.

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border, marking the latest legal defeat for a president waging an all-out battle to stem the flow of migrants entering from Mexico.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco came hours after another federal judge in Washington, D.C., let the 9-day-old policy stand. The California judge's preliminary injunction halts the policy while the lawsuit plays out in court.

http://www.startribune.com/judge-won-t-block-us-asylum-restrictions-at-southern-border/513140182/

 

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