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Justice Department: Justice Request and Immigration Laws

justice department: The administration had still not shown that the ban was legal, or that any harm would come from continuing to implement existing immigration laws, Tigar said in his order, according to CTV. Nor have Defendants rebutted the significant harms that will be suffered by asylum seekers with legitimate claims and the organizations that assist them, he said. Judge Jon Tigar rejected the Justice Department's request to suspend his earlier order temporarily blocking the ban. An email to a spokesman for the Justice Department was not immediately returned. Trump issued the proclamation in response to caravans of migrants approaching the border. At issue is President Donald Trump's Nov. 9 proclamation that barred anyone who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border between official ports of entry from seeking asylum. ( As reported in the news.