An asylum-seeker rests outside El Chaparral port of entry while he waits for his turn to present himself to U.S. border authorities to request asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico, last month. A federal appeals court has granted the Trump administration’s request to temporarily allow the government to continue to return asylum-seekers to Mexico while it appeals an ruling that blocked the policy.

An asylum-seeker rests outside El Chaparral port of entry while he waits for his turn to present himself to U.S. border authorities to request asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico, last month. A federal appeals court has granted the Trump administration’s request to temporarily allow the government to continue to return asylum-seekers to Mexico while it appeals an ruling that blocked the policy.