Supreme Court refuses to restore Trump's temporary asylum restrictions

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    • #3381
      Ohio Barbarian
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      The Hill:

      The Supreme Court on Friday refused a request from the Trump administration to restore newly implemented restrictions that would prevent some migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally from applying for asylum.

      In documents first reported by BuzzFeed News, the court denied a motion from the Justice Department following a ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this month that rejected the Trump administration’s efforts to delay a judge’s order blocking the new asylum policy.


      The decision was a narrow 5-4 ruling, with Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the court’s more liberal justices against the administration’s request for a stay.

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    • #3432
      Land of Enchantment
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      as Trump’s SC stalwart. This gives me hope for other issues that will come before the Court–he is likely to become the “swing” vote. Whodathunkit?

      “Hope is the feathered thing that perches in your heart.” ~ Emily Dickinson

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