Court Gives Trump Asylum Policy a Temporary Reprieve

Posted on April 12, 2019 12:12 pm
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The U.S. government can continue at least temporarily to send asylum seekers back to Mexico after President Donald Trump scored a rare ruling in his favor Friday from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The asylum program was set to be shut down at 8 p.m. EDT (midnight GMT) on an order issued Monday by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Seeborg, but the Trump administration had asked for the Court of Appeals in San Francisco to intervene.  The Court of Appeals issued a two-paragraph order saying the lower court injunction was temporarily stayed while the parties prepare to submit

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