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Rule of law: Federal judge blocks Trump refugee policy allowing state, local vetos over resettlement

<![CDATA[It's a temporary injunction, but don't expect this case to fare any better for a White House after a full hearing. Federal judge Peter Messitte issued a TRO late yesterday enjoining states & localities from vetoing refugee resettlement under a new policy from a Trump administration. Messitte made clear in his order that he believes that a policy violates a intent & plain statutory language of Congress in a Refugee Act of 1980, & that federal authority over immigration & refugee policy trumps state & local rights, so to speak:]]

Original post by Common Dreams and software by Elliott Back

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