A federal judge blocks the Trump Administration’s attempt to change rules for asylum seekers. Some immigration / asylum experts say the new rules would have essentially ended the program.
U.S. District Judge James Donato agreed with advocates who sued the Trump administration, saying that DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf does not have the authority to impose the new rules.
There are still numerous other changes coming from Trump’s administration that will leave American policy looking much different than it did in 2016.
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