Judge threatens to hold Jeff Sessions in contempt over asylum deportation

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(Worthy News) - A frustrated federal judge lashed the Trump administration Thursday and threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt after being told the government had deported an asylum seeker despite clear assurances she wouldn’t be touched.

Judge Emmet G. Sullivan said the government had “spirited away” the woman and her child, sticking them on a place back to El Salvador early in the morning even though she was a plaintiff in a groundbreaking case aiming to overturn the administration’s new stricter asylum policy.

It was the latest black eye for the administration’s deportation machinery, which just weeks ago drew the ire of other judges after admitting hundreds of illegal immigrant parents were ousted from the country without their children during the chaos of the zero-tolerance border policy. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Judge threatens to hold Jeff Sessions in contempt over asylum deportation”

  1. So, the ACLU was planning on making this case to force a stop to President Trump's ban policy. Then I say "fantastic" that it was simply thrown out the window and the whole case is gone along with her. Just too bad that the ACLU had used her to overturn Trump's , AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE'S, policy of protecting our nation from illegal immigrants ......... with children or not.

  2. they have lost their little minds. this is what happens when people believe they are above the law. no good comes from it while powertrippers are powertripping.

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