Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Plaintiff's appeal from orders of the district court denying its motion for a TRO and a subsequent urgent motion for relief related to issuance of TRO is dismissed for want of appellate jurisdiction as the denial does not have the practical effect of refusing an injunction. Plaintiff's request of writ of mandamus to require the district court to decide the motion for a preliminary injunction is denied as the present record does not justify such extraordinary relief.
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Decided September 18, 2009
Per Curium Opinion
For Appellant: Judith Berkan, Mary Jo Méndez, Berkan/Méndez, and Pedro J. Saadé, of the Clínica de Asistencia Legal de la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico.
For Appellee: Eliezer Aldarondo-Ortiz, Aldarondo & López Bras, Eliezer A. Aldarondo, Claudio Aliff-Ortiz, Michael C. McCall, Mercado & Soto Law Offices, and Francisco J. Amundaray, were on brief for appellees the Municipality of San Juan and Mayor Jorge Santini.
Carlos E. Cardona-Fernández, M & C Consultores Jurídicos, CSP, was on brief for appellee Administración de Terrenos.
Maymí, Rivera & Rotger, P.S.C. and Ángel Rotger Sabat, on brief for appellees Luis G. Fortuño and Antonio M. Sagardía-De Jesús.