U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in Oakland, Calif., determined that President Biden’s asylum ban is ILLEGAL because it imposes conditions on asylum-seekers that Congress did not intend.
It was illegal under Trump. It’s STILL ILLEGAL under Biden.
But Biden is appealing.
203 civil, human rights, and immigrant rights organizations are urging President Biden to drop his appeal and end the asylum ban immediately.
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Every day the asylum ban remains intact, it inflicts immeasurable harm on people in urgent need of protection.
It‘s time to adjust course, comply with the federal court order, immediately end this policy, and focus on effective, humane, and legal solutions.