The Haskell Free Library and Opera House straddles the US-Canada border as a historical anomaly and thrust into an unlikely role as the site of emotional reunions between people separated by the Trump administration's immigration policies.
Unless greenhouse gas emissions are sharply curbed, global warming will continue to fuel catastrophic events — it will also cost the US economy hundreds of billions of dollars, according to a congressionally mandated report.
US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules. Tigar's order takes effect immediately, applies nationwide, and lasts until at least Dec. 19.
The order, which goes into effect on Saturday, means that migrants will have to present themselves at US ports of entry to qualify for asylum. Like the travel ban, it will likely be quickly challenged in court.