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Litigation to Challenge Asylum Restrictions

  • Organization: ACLU, Center for Constitutional Rights, Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Date Created: Monday, August 05, 2019
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Advocates sued to challenge the July 16, 2019 interim final rule providing that noncitizens who transit through another country prior to reaching the southern border of the United States are ineligible for asylum here.  Complaint attached as a PDF below.

A federal court issued an order on July 24th, to block the asylum ban.

Litigation updates here

Topics:
  • Border Issues
  • Asylum Procedure