A federal judge skeptical of the decision to Trump to deport migrants at the border

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A federal judge has voiced his concerns on Wednesday about the administration’s policy Trump to expel migrants quickly at the border during the coronavirus pandemic, ordering the agents of the borders to suspend the referral of an adolescent not accompanied by the Honduras.For the second time this month, judge Carl Nichols of the court u.s. district of Washington, a conservative named to the bench by president Trump, has blocked the expulsion of the boy of honduras for 16 years at the centre of one of the first legal challenges against the border. evictions. The administration has justified the deportation under an emergency ordinance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

At a hearing Tuesday, Nichols said that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other groups representing the child migrant were likely to argue that the public health act does not allow evictionsaccording to Lee Gelernt, the best lawyer of the ACLU in the case. Even if the CDC may delegate authority for expulsion to the border agents, Nichols said that he does not think that these powers outweighed the legal safeguards created by the Convention for unaccompanied children, said Gelernt.

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