Court Grants Temporary Stay Allowing Texas to Keep Rio Grande Barriers in Place


FILE PHOTO: Workers assemble a string of buoys, to deter migrants from crossing the Rio Grande river, at the international border with Mexico in Eagle Pass, Texas, U.S. July 27, 2023. REUTERS/Adrees LatifReuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Appeals Court on Thursday granted a temporary stay allowing Texas to keep in place floating buoys that were placed in the middle of the Rio Grande to block migrants from illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border for now as court proceedings move forward, a court filing showed.

(Reporting by Ted Hesson and Mica Rosenberg, writing by Kanishka Singh)

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