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Biden’s Push to Arrest Fewer Immigrants Wins Round in Court

Sept. 15, 2021, 7:44 PM

President Joe Biden’s push to loosen the Trump administration’s tough policies on locking up unauthorized immigrants gained momentum with a court ruling Wednesday.

A federal appeals court said the Biden administration’s provisional policy on relaxing protocols for detaining and arresting migrants shouldn’t have been blocked in August by a lower-court judge in Texas.

The three-judge panel’s decision marks a rare victory for the Democratic president’s immigration agenda, which has suffered multiple legal setbacks in challenges by mostly southern GOP-led states.

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