Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Remain-In-Mexico Asylum Policy

Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Remain-In-Mexico Asylum Policy

A federal appeals court ruled the Trump administration must halt a policy of returning migrants along the southern U.S. border to Mexico while their ask for asylum in the U.S. are considered.

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, on Friday ruled the policy was irregular with federal migration law and U.S. international treaty commitments not to return aliens to nations where their life or flexibility would be threatened due to their race, faith, citizenship, or political or social affiliations.

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