Rulings Warrant Block On Trump Asylum Policy, Groups Say

Law360 (August 22, 2019, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Advocacy groups took another shot at halting the Trump administration’s policy to deny asylum to migrants who entered the U.S. at the southern border after traveling through a country besides their own, saying recent developments in the courts warrant reconsideration.

Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, Human Rights First and nine asylum seekers told a D.C. federal court Wednesday that in the month since the court refused to grant a temporary restraining order to prevent the policy from taking effect, the Ninth Circuit has narrowed a California district judge’s nationwide block on the...

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