Over and OVER Donald Trump and Stephen Miller have tried stop the American basic of being a ‘safe heaven ‘….
It hasn’t worked….
The Democrats haven’t stopped them…
The Federal Judges have….
The American system of governance works…
Even against a knucklehead NYC Real Estate guy poising as President of the United States….
A federal judge late Monday blocked the Trump administration from denying asylum to migrants who enter the U.S. illegally.
Judge Jon Tigar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California sided with opponents of President Trump’s policy, granting their request for a temporary restraining order.
“Whatever the scope of the President’s authority, he may not rewrite the immigration laws to impose a condition that Congress has expressly forbidden,” the Obama appointee wrote in his 37-page ruling.
The administration’s claim that its policy can be harmonized with the Immigration and Naturalization Act is unpersuasive, Tigar wrote.
If the rule were allowed to take effect while the case plays out in court, Tigar said the challengers – East Bay Sanctuary Covenant and three other organization that help refugees – would suffer irreparable injury.
“Asylum seekers will be put at increased risk of violence and other harms at the border, and many will be deprived of meritorious asylum claims,” he said. “The government offers nothing in support of the new rule that outweighs the need to avoid these harms.”
Trump earlier this month clamped down on asylum claims as part of his broader efforts to crack down on illegal immigration….