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WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a judge’s ruling that would force the government to resume a contested program that forced tens of thousands of migrants to wait in Mexico for the resolution of their U.S. asylum cases.
The Department of Justice filed an emergency request at the high court seeking to put a hold on a Texas-based judge’s injunction that would require the government to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program, which was put in place by former President Donald Trump.
The article goes on to state the following:
The administration of President Joe Biden acted after the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late on Thursday denied an earlier government request to delay the effective date of the lower court judge’s ruling a week earlier.
Judge Kacsmaryk, a Trump appointee, ordered the Biden administration last week to reinstate the Remain in Mexico policy.
Late Thursday night, the three-judge 5th Circuit panel ruled 3-0 against Biden’s appeal, upholding Kacsmaryk’s order. The 5th Circuit includes two Trump nominees, Andrew Oldham and Cory Wilson, along with Jennifer Walker Elrod, who was nominated by President George W. Bush.
The judge’s order to reinstate the Remain in Mexico policy is supposed to go into effect on Saturday.
On Friday, Biden’s Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to stop it immediately.