The Biden administration suffered a blow on Tuesday when a federal judge blocked a new rule that would have allowed immigration officials to deny asylum to immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border if they don’t first apply online or seek protection in a country they passed through.
U.S. District Judge Jon Tager of the Northern District of California stayed his ruling for 14 days to give the administration time to appeal.
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The rule was enacted after the coronavirus-based restrictions known as Title 42 expired in May.
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