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Judge blocks crackdown on asylum seekers

Bars blanket detentions of those with persecution claims

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday ordered the U.S. government to immediately release or grant hearings to more than 1,000 asylum seekers who have been jailed for months or years without individualized case reviews, dealing a blow to the Trump administration's crackdown on migrants. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of Washington said U.S. Immigration ...

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