We KNEW this was coming…..
So did the Trump Justice Dept., who will defend their boss and Stephen Miller’s wishes just like with the Muslin ‘Ban’ back in 2017…..
Civil rights groups are suing the Trump administration over its order blocking certain immigrants from claiming asylum.
In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Southern Poverty Law Center and Center for Constitutional Rights allege that the Trump administration is violating immigration law as well as the federal statute that governs the way administrative agencies can issue rules.
“President Trump’s new asylum ban is illegal,” Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project, said in a statement.
“Neither the president nor his cabinet secretaries can override the clear commands of U.S. law, but that’s exactly what they’re trying to do,” he said. “This action undermines the rule of law and is a great moral failure because it tries to take away protections from individuals facing persecution — it’s the opposite of what America should stand for.”
Trump on Friday signed a proclamation blocking certain immigrants from claiming asylum.
The proclamation enacted a new rule the administration rolled out on Thursday aimed at limiting asylum claims to migrants who enter the country through legal ports of entry…..