This story is developing.
According to new reports, on Monday, a federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction halting President Trump’s immigration policy requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their case is heard.
In his ruling, District Judge Richard Seeborg said “there is no real question that [the policy] includes the possibility of irreparable injury” to asylum seekers.
Seeborg was appointed by Obama.
From The Hill:
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Monday to stop the Trump administration’s policy of having some asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their case is under consideration.
District Judge Richard Seeborg wrote in his ruling that while it’s unclear how much risk asylum seekers are facing under the policy, “there is no real question that it includes the possibility of irreparable injury.”
The ruling will go into effect on Friday.