Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border


A judge has ordered a halt to Trump era asylum restrictions at the border I'm Lisa dwyer A federal judge in Washington has ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump era asylum restrictions that have been a cornerstone of border enforcement since the beginning of COVID-19 The regulation was authorized under title 42 of a broader law covering public health U.S. district judge Emmett Sullivan has ruled that enforcement must end immediately for families and single adults saying it violates federal rulemaking procedures However the ruling conflicts with another ruling in May by a federal judge in Louisiana that asylum restrictions remain in place The current ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by the American civil liberties union on behalf of the silent seeking migrants Migrants have been expelled from the United States more than 2.4 million times since title 42 took effect in March 2020 I'm Lisa dwyer

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