Injunction on Asylum Ban Applies Only in Ninth Circuit

By Mikhaila Fogel
Friday, August 16, 2019, 12:18 PM

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Friday that the injunction against the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which denies asylum to migrants who attempt to enter the U.S. along the southern border without first applying for asylum in a third country through which they traveled, is enforceable only within the Ninth Circuit. The order is available here and below.