Migrant Kid Detention Rule Blocked After Judge Slams DOJ

By Craig Clough (September 27, 2019, 4:32 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee on Friday blocked Trump administration regulations that would do away with time limits on detaining immigrant minors after blasting a government attorney for trying to defend them.

Immigrant children enter the cafeteria at a Texas detention center in 2014. A judge has issued a permanent injunction blocking the Trump administration from removing a 20-day limit on detaining minors. (AP)

In a permanent injunction issued shortly after a hearing, Judge Gee of California's Central District found the government's August detention regulations "fail to implement and are inconsistent with the relevant and substantive terms" of the decades-old Flores...

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