Asylum:SC rejects Trump’s plea to enforce ban

Published: Dec 22, 2018, 7:43 am IST

(UNI) The supreme court will not let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for immigrants, who illegally cross the US-Mexico border, a key component of policies meant to make it harder for immigrants to enter and stay in the United States.

Chief Justice John Roberts joined his four more liberal colleagues on Friday in ruling against the administration in the very case in which US President Donald Trump had derided the ‘Obama judge’, who first blocked the asylum policy, a report in ABC news stated.

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