Under his boss Trump and Trump’s trusted anti-immigration assistant?
Attorney General Sessions and others have routinely disregarded government agreements and old protocols in handling immigration on a Federal level….
Federal judges around the country have been busy halting the Trump admin actions….
This time Federal judge Emmet Sullivan found out that while the ACLU was arguing a case in front of him for a mother and daughter and the government lawyer was standing infant of him?
The government had already moved the two involved for deportation making the judge VERY ANGRY….
So angry that he ordered the government to halt its actions , even if it involved turning a aircraft with the two on board back…..
The judge then advised the lawyer that IF his order wasn’t followed ?
He’d hold the US Attorney General in contempt of court….
People held in contempt sometime end up escorted to jail by US Marshal’s…
I’m sure the judge has the Dept. of Justice and Homeland Security’s attention…
A federal judge hit the roof on Thursday after learning that the Trump administration may have deported a mother and daughter while they were appealing a decision that denied them asylum in the U.S.
‘Turn the plane around!’ ordered Judge Emmet Sullivan, saying the government’s behavior ‘is not acceptable.’
‘This is pretty outrageous,’ he lectured Justice Department lawyers, threatening to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt of court. ‘Someone seeking justice in U.S. court is spirited away while her attorneys are arguing for justice for her?’
The Washington Post reported on the courtroom clash, which came during a hearing in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union.
The liberal group, by now accustomed to representing illegal immigrants and asylum-seekers in court, had struck a deal with the DOJ to halt proceedings against the woman, known only as ‘Carmen,’ until midnight Thursday.
But during a court recess, ACLU lawyers found out that the woman and her daughter had already been moved from the South Texas Family Residential Center – the nation’s largest detention facility for illegal immigrants and other potential deportees….