Federal Judge Smacks Down William Barr’s Attempt to Indefinitely Detain Asylum Seekers
In Matter of M-S (27 I. & N. Dec. 509 (A.G. 2019) , Attorney General William Barr, who has turned out to be a reliable anti-immigrant, anti-rule-of-law tool for Donald Trump, tried to allow DHS to indefinitely detain immigrants during their asylum hearings before Immigration Judges.
A U.S. District Court just ruled that Barr’s actions were illegal: M-S- violates the United States Constitution. Here is the modified decision and order from the case: