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Court Deals Blow to Trump Immigration Order

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 26, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 24:10

Guest: Kari Hong, JD, Professor of Law, Boston College A federal judge in San Francisco dealt another blow to the Trump administration’s immigration policies on Tuesday. You’ll recall the Trump’s ban on travel from certain Muslim-majority countries was blocked by the court. Now his plan to withhold federal funding from cities and towns that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities has been temporarily halted. President Trump’s response on Twitter was similar: he criticized the court for overreaching and pledged to take the case to the Supreme Court.