Trump Scores Major Win in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals – Illegal Entrants Can be Returned to Mexico

Elder Patriot – You read that correctly.  

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals actually sided with the Trump administration when they issued a 32-page ruling upholding the government’s legal right to continue returning Central American migrants to Mexico while their requests for asylum in the U.S. are adjudicated.

You can read the full ruling below:

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This restores some minimal balance between those who apply for legal entry into the United States and then wait their turn, and those who break the law to gain immediate entry.

(WSJ) […] The policy, officially named the Migrant Protection Protocols, is more commonly known as “Back to Mexico” or “Remain in Mexico.”

While Tuesday’s court action isn’t a final decision on the merits of the case, the appeals court held that several legal factors favored allowing the Trump administration to administer the policy while the litigation continues.

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit, in an unsigned opinion, said the administration likely had a legal basis for the policy. The court also said the Department of Homeland Security would be irreparably harmed if the court “takes off the table one of the few congressionally authorized measures available to process the approximately 2,000 migrants who are currently arriving at the nation’s southern border on a daily basis.”  (more)