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Federal judge in California halts Trump’s latest asylum ban

The judge said that Congress' laws should not be overridden by "executive fiat." But the decision came hours after another federal judge declined to halt the policy, setting up a potential race to appellate courts over the matter.

By Maria Sacchetti and Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post
Asylum seekers from Central and South America wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville/Gateway Bridge.

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