Claims for asylum have more than tripled despite the fact that most don’t qualify. But they know they will then be released into the U.S. and can just disappear.
Via Daily Caller:
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a temporary restraining order against a Trump administration policy that denies asylum to illegal aliens.
The 2-1 decision is the latest setback the 9th Circuit has rendered to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda.
“Just as we may not, as we are often reminded, ‘legislate from the bench,’ neither may the executive legislate from the oval office,” Judge Jay Bybee wrote for the majority. Former President George W. Bush appointed Bybee to the bench, and the judge has a conservative reputation.
U.S. District Court Judge Jon Tigar entered an injunction against President Donald Trump’s new asylum rules on Nov. 19.