The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Constitutional Rights filed a federal lawsuit challenging the asylum ban proclamation signed by President Trump on November 9.

The lawsuit charges the administration with violating the Immigration and Nationality Act as well as the Administrative Procedure Act. The case was filed in federal court in San Francisco. 

It was brought on behalf of East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, Al Otro Lado, Innovation Law Lab, and the Central American Resource Center in Los Angeles.

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