DOJ Fights Block Of Trump's Asylum Policy At 9th Circ.
By Dorothy Atkins (July 10, 2020, 10:03 PM EDT) -- The government urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to vacate an order prohibiting U.S. Customs and Border Protection from rejecting asylum claims from 26,000 migrants who were waiting in Mexico to be processed when the Trump administration's third-country transit rule took effect, arguing that the rule applies and to find otherwise is "clearly wrong."
During a videoconference hearing before a three-judge panel, Justice Department attorney Scott Grant Stewart argued that the rule — which was announced last year and requires migrants to seek asylum in countries through which they crossed on their journey to the U.S. before they can apply for...
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