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Mass Deportations: Liberties Union and Government Outlines

mass deportations: Justice Department attorney Scott Stewart opposed the delay but did not address the rumours in court, according to CTV. The ACLU requested that parents have at least one week to decide whether to pursue asylum in the U.S. after they are reunited with their children. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw imposed a delay of at least a week after a request from the American Civil Liberties Union, which cited persistent and increasing rumours ... that mass deportations may be carried out imminently and immediately upon reunification. The judge held off on deciding that issue until the government outlines its objections in writing by next Monday. It's hard to imagine a more profound or momentous decision, he said. ACLU attorney Lee Gelernt told reporters that he was extremely pleased by the halt and that parents need time to think over with their children and advisers whether to seek asylum. ( As reported in the news.