Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Latest Asylum Rule

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Published on July 25, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Latest Asylum Rule

A federal judge in San Francisco blocked President Donald Trump’s latest attempt for an asylum rule.

According to Reuters, the new rule would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border.

If implemented, the rule would require asylum-seekers to find safe haven in a third country they traveled through.

An attorney challenging the ban said the ruling was “an important victory for incredibly vulnerable individuals and families.

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