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News Conference: San Francisco and Trump Administration

news conference: Supporters of temporary protected status immigrants hold signs and cheer at a rally before a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to end a program that lets immigrants live and work legally in the United States outside of a federal courthouse in San Francisco, according to Toronto Star. A judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from ending the protections, saying the move would cause irreparable harm and great hardship. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco granted a request for a preliminary injunction against the administration's decision to discontinue temporary protected status for people from Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti and El Salvador. Jeff Chiu / The Associated Press The judge said there is evidence that President Trump harbours an animus against non-white, non-European aliens which influenced his ... decision to end the TPS designation. It's the latest case in which judges have cited Trump's own comments to rule against his immigration policies. The ruling cited Trump's 2015 campaign speech in which he characterized Mexican immigrants as drug dealers and rapists, his call to bar Muslims from entering the United States and his vulgar reference to African countries during a meeting about immigration at the White House in January. ( As reported in the news.