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9th Circ. Lifts Block On 'Remain In Mexico' Migrant Policy

Law360 (April 12, 2019, 10:21 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Friday temporarily lifted a California federal court's order that earlier in the week halted the Trump administration's policy of pushing asylum-seekers crossing the southwestern border back into Mexico while they await decisions on their immigration cases.

The one-page ruling, signed by U.S. Circuit Judges William A. Fletcher, Paul J. Watford and Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, undoes U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg's decision April 8 to grant a motion for a temporary restraining order blocking any further implementation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's so-called "Remain in Mexico" policy.

The appeals judges also ordered the parties to submit...

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

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2890 Other Statutory Actions

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April 10, 2019


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