The U.S. on Wednesday that the Trump administration may go forward with new limits on migrants seeking asylum at the border while those restrictions are challenged in court.
Under the new policy, officials can deny asylum to many migrants unless they can show they previously tried and failed to obtain asylum in another country along their way to the U.S.
The Supreme Court’s temporary order comes two days after a federal judge reinstated a nationwide injunction barring the administration from enforcing the policy.
“We are pleased the Supreme Court has ruled our Administration can implement important, needed fixes to the broken asylum system,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement.
Jess Morales Rocketto, chair