A federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled against the Trump administration's third-country asylum rule late Tuesday.
Why it matters: Per Neal Katayal, a lawyer involved in the legal challenge, the District Court decision "invalidates" the transit ban. Axios has contacted the Trump administration for comment.
NEW: U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee, ruled that the Trump admin's asylum restrictions on migrants who crossed through a 3rd country en route to the U.S. are illegal under administrative law pic.twitter.com/G8vO1baNBw— Suzanne Monyak (@SuzanneMonyak) July 1, 2020
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