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Future Of Asylum Bar Remains Uncertain, Despite Court Block

Law360 (September 9, 2019, 9:01 PM EDT) -- A California judge's reinstatement of a nationwide ban on the Trump administration's policy denying asylum to those who pass through a third country before reaching the southwest border provides uniformity after a narrower ban, but a decision by the Supreme Court may be the only thing that can end the confusion that has plagued immigration attorneys for weeks.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar’s renewed nationwide injunction on Monday will again prevent the administration from enforcing its asylum restrictions across the country after the Ninth Circuit limited his original injunction to apply only within that circuit.

The July policy barred migrants who passed through a...

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