TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 20, 2018
A federal judge today barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally, Fox News reports. Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that said anyone who crossed the southern border would be ineligible for asylum. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after a request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights.