Judge Warns Against ‘Piecemeal’ Court Rulings On Immigration

Judges in recent months have ruled on the Trump administration's push for a border wall with Mexico and its move to revoke an Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge urged Congress and the president to set aside partisan differences on immigration in a ruling that allowed California to enforce some state sanctuary laws but warned that "piecemeal" court decisions were not a long-term solution to the nation's heated immigration debate. The ruling came Thursday in a lawsuit filed against the state by the Trump administration and continued a pattern of judicial decision-making on key immigration disputes as… Read at AP News

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