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Judge halts deportation of 100 Iraqis

Article author: 
Rick Moran
Article publisher: 
American Thinker
Article date: 
June 24, 2017
Article category: 
National News
Medium
Article Body: 
We're used to judges blocking legitimate deportation orders from the government for specious reasons.  Apparently, simply being in the U.S. illegally isn't enough anymore.
 
OK – so what about a bunch of murderers, rapists, and other criminal aliens?...
 
Last week, DHS rounded up 100 Iraqis who either came to the U.S. illegally or committed serious crimes after getting here.  DHS ordered them deported, but a federal judge had other ideas.
 
 
A federal court halted the deportation of more than 100 Chaldean Christians that Homeland Security had been poised to send back to their home in Iraq, as a judge dealt yet another blow to President Trump's immigration plans...
 
Iraq doesn't want to accept these criminals – it already has its fair share of thugs.  But how is this a problem for the federal courts?  That their lives would be in danger if they were returned could be said about hundreds of thousands of illegals from Central America and elsewhere. The federal courts have inserted themselves into a political and public policy question that they have no business adjudicating...
 
What the judge is saying in this case is that it's perfectly OK to put American citizens' lives and safety at risk by allowing these violent criminals to stay...