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Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:45 PM

Calls out judge as he renews asylum ban order

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN
Updated 11:39 AM ET, Fri February 8, 2019

... Trump's original November proclamation establishing the ban was blocked a federal judge in Northern California and upheld by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals. In order to ensure the ban would take effect should those courts be overturned, the White House had to renew the proclamation, which had expired, starting another 90-day clock.

"The ability of the United States to address those problems has also been hampered by a nationwide injunction issued by a United States District Judge in the Northern District of California," Thursday's proclamation reads ...

Last December, a panel of judges on the 9th Circuit upheld federal District Judge Jon Tigar's original temporary injunction ...

The appeals court concurred, saying in a 2-1 decision, that the ban was "likely inconsistent with existing United States law." US law allows migrants to seek asylum at, and between, ports of entry ...

"Just as we may not, as we are often reminded, 'legislate from the bench,' neither may the Executive legislate from the Oval Office," wrote Circuit Judge Jay Bybee, a George W. Bush nominee, for the majority ...

https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/08/politics/trump-asylum-ban/index.html

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