Immigration Law

Preliminary Injunction Granted Blocking July 23, 2019 Expedited Removal Rule

Make the Road New York v. McAleenan, Sept. 27, 2019

"For the reasons stated in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, it is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction (ECF No. 13) is GRANTED. It is FURTHER ORDERED that Defendants are PRELIMINARILY ENJOINED from enforcing the policy change that Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan implemented in the Notice filed in the Federal Register on July 23, 2019, see Designating Aliens for Expedited Removal, 84 Fed. Reg. 35,409 (July 23, 2019), pending the outcome of the litigation before this Court. Consequently, Defendants and their agents are prohibited from applying the expanded expedited removal policy set forth in the agency’s Notice of July 23, 2019, to anyone to whom it would apply, while this action proceeds, until further Order of the Court."