Daily Archives: 07/02/2019

Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Arbitrarily Jailing Asylum-Seekers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2019 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen ACLU National 347-514-3984 isarda-sorensen@aclu.org SEATTLE — A federal court has blocked a Trump administration policy that categorically denies bond hearings to asylum-seekers. The policy, announced April 16 by Attorney General William Barr, targeted…