Federal judge blocks Trump policy allowing states to deny refugee resettlement
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A federal judge has placed a temporary block on enforcing an executive order from President Donald Trump that allows state and local governments to opt out of the federal refugee resettlement program.

In his Wednesday court order U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte — a Clinton appointee — wrote that "a potentially insuperable Constitutional barrier looms" on the order. By which he means that the "power to include or excluded non-citizens is 'exclusively' federal in nature" and "Making the...

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