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Judge blocks Trump plan forcing asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while awaiting court hearings

U.S. and California state flags fly behind the border wall, seen from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from a caravan poured into Tijuana in recent days after more than a month on the road — and with many more months likely ahead of them while they seek asylum in the U.S. The federal government estimates the number of migrants could soon swell to 10,000. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Monday blocked an experimental Trump administration policy that requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases make their way through the U.S. immigration court system, a major blow to President Trump’s efforts ...

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