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Immigrant Family The proposal would have required prospective immigrants would have to show State Department consular officials that they’re able to get health coverage within a month of entering the U.S. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Yet another strategy on the part of the Trump administration to deny entry to the country to immigrants has been stalled, as a judge issued a temporary restraining order against a proposed policy to bar people who cannot show they can afford health insurance or medical costs.

CBS News reports that Judge Michael Simon of the U.S. District Court in Oregon blocked the policy with a temporary restraining order just hours before it was set to take effect on Sunday. According to the Migration Policy Institute, the policy would have denied entry to up to 375,000 potential legal immigrants seeking to enter the country each year.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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