Federal Judge Overthrows Challenge to Central American Minors Program Termination

In the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler denied an attempt by the ACLU to re-establish refugee or parole status for recipients through the Central American Minors program. In the denial, Magistrate Judge Beeler stated the current Administration had sufficient policy and legal reason to end the program noting its inconsistency with administration goals and perceptions of immigration management.