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Federal judge blocks Biden's new border asylum policy

A federal judge just blocked the Biden administration’s new rules that make it tougher to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. But the judge also put his ruling on hold, giving the administration a chance to appeal.

Host Deepa Fernandes discusses what this means for migrants with Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, president of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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