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Judge Halts Trump Policy That Allows States to Bar Refugees

Jan 15, 2020 - The New York Times

President Trump’s order allowing state and local officials to veto refugee resettlement in their communities is likely “unlawful,” the judge said.

President Trump’s order allowing state and local officials to veto refugee resettlement in their communities is likely “unlawful,” the judge said.

A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily suspended a new Trump administration policy that allowed state and local authorities to opt out of receiving refugees, concluding that the po...