District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled people who are detained after entering the US to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings. Attorney General William Barr's policy for indefinite detention was due to take effect on July 15.
Funding hoped to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the nation's southern border following outrage over a shocking photograph of a Salvadoran man and his daughter drowned in river Rio Grande.
Twenty-five-year-old Salvadorian Oscar Martinez Ramirez fled El Salvador with his 21-year-old wife and their daughter and decided to make the risky crossing from Mexico to the US on Sunday afternoon, according to a Mexican court report.
US president's veto comes after he suffered an embarrassing defeat when senators, including fellow Republicans, voted to terminate his declaration of an emergency on the Mexican border.
Led by California, the joint lawsuit comes just days after the US president invoked emergency powers as Congress declined to fulfill his request for $5.7 billion to help build Trump's wall on the Mexico border.
US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement later that the gas was used to target rock throwers apart from the migrants who were trying to cross.
The first wave of migrants in the caravan, which became a central theme of the recent US election, began arriving in Tijuana in recent days, and their numbers have grown each day.
Hundreds of families separated at the US-Mexico border in limbo as US officials struggle to meet a court-set deadline for family reunification that expired on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump has said 2,000 to 4,000 National Guard members would be deployed along the US-Mexico border to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration.
US President Donald Trump says he would probably station a few thousand National Guard troops at the 3,200-kilometre-long Mexican border until the wall he wants to build there is done.
The wall that US President Donald Trump has ordered to be built along its border with Mexico faces diplomatic, economic and structural challenges.
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