Activist Judge Orders Deported Asylum Seekers to Be Returned to US, in Trump Administration Rebuke

Article author: 
Bill Mears and Brooke Singman, Fox News
Article publisher: 
American Renaissance
Article date: 
20 December 2018
Article category: 
National News
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A federal judge on Wednesday took the extraordinary step of ordering that asylum seekers who sued after their deportation be returned to the U.S. to have their claims heard anew, ruling against the Trump administration’s revised asylum policies.

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington came a day after the same judge presided over a contentious sentencing hearing for former national security adviser Michael Flynn — in which he questioned whether the ex-White House official committed “treason” and accused him of selling out the United States to foreign interests. ...

Sullivan went a big step further by ordering that “the government to return to the United States the plaintiffs who were unlawfully deported and to provide them with new credible fear determinations consistent with the immigration laws.”
In addition to returning asylum seekers to the U.S., Sullivan blocked the Trump administration policies from being further applied....