Children take part in a protest against US immigration policies outside the US embassy in Mexico City. Photo: AFP

US judge blocks Donald Trump’s new rules that would allow migrant children to be detained indefinitely

  • District Court Judge Dolly Gee said the rules conflict with a 1997 settlement agreement requiring the government to release immigrant children promptly
  • The Trump administration sought to end the agreement and issued the new rules with the hope of detaining children in facilities with their parents
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Children take part in a protest against US immigration policies outside the US embassy in Mexico City. Photo: AFP
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