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Official Ports: Border and Family Separations

official ports: The administration argued that caravans of migrants approaching the southern border made the new restrictions immediately necessary, according to CTV. Whatever the scope of the President's authority, he may not rewrite the immigration laws to impose a condition that Congress has expressly forbidden, said Tigar, a nominee of former President Barack Obama. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar agreed Monday with legal groups that immediately sued after President Donald Trump issued a Nov. 9 proclamation saying anyone who crossed the southern border between official ports of entry would be ineligible for asylum. Trump stopped family separations at the border earlier this year after a global outcry, but it was a federal judge who ruled the administration had to reunify the families. Monday's ruling remains in effect for one month, barring an appeal. Another judge rejected the administration's request to try to detain migrant families in long-term facilities. ( As reported in the news.