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This Bay Area lawsuit blocks Trump’s latest attack on asylum seekers

Marco Ugarte
AP Images
Migrant children and their families to apply for asylum in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

The Trump Administration has announced a wave of harsh immigration policies this month, and civil rights groups are fighting back with lawsuits. One of these legal battles began Wednesday morning in San Francisco, where a case filed by the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant and other organizations could help determine the fate of thousands of asylum seekers.

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