Judge Blocks Trump Plan To Expand Deportations
Judge Blocks Trump Plan To Expand Deportations

In a 126-page ruling issued just before midnight Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson halted the policy shift, declaring that the Trump administration’s decision-making process leading to the change appeared to have violated federal law.

She said the decision seemed arbitrary and faulted officials for failing to carry out a formal notice-and-comment practice required for major changes to federal rules.