US President Donald Trump has turned against a judge for failing to follow his policy of sending asylum seekers Mexico has blocked hearings in their cases.
"A 9th Circuit judge has just decided that Mexico is too dangerous for migrants," he tweeted. "So unfair to the US."
His policy has brought migrant families back across the border as they seek a legal right of residence in the United States.
The legal defeat comes as a migrants count on the Mexican-US border reached its highest level since 2008.
Mr. Trump, according to US immigration officials, rose to 1
The San Francisco San Francisco ninth district magistrate's Monday ruling against immigrant policies is not due to take effect until Friday, giving US officials the opportunity to appeal.
Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which implements Mr. Trump's immigration policy, is in turmoil after a sweeping revolution by the government. 19659005] Agency secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday after being called to the White House by the president.
Republican Senator Chuck Grassley called on Mr. Trump on Monday to stop government leadership in the agency.
The senior senator told the Washington Post he was "very, very worried" about reports of possible further layoffs by the DHS.
"The president must have some stability, and in particular the number one he has made for his campaign," said Mr. Grassley.
"He's just pulling the carpet out of the people who help him reach his goal."
Last week, the Republican President revoked his own appointment of Ronald Vitiello as Director of Immigration and Customs.
Speaking to Fox News on Monday, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said, "It's time to do something different."
"The President looks around to transform his team so he can have people in place to fulfill his agenda."
There are also reports that the President is getting ready to step up his stance on immigration
According to the New York Times, Mr. Trump is considering imposing further restrictions on asylum seekers, ending primogeniture and closing ports of entry on the Mexican border.
Part of Mr. Trump's agenda is reported to be the implementation of a "binary" choice policy.
This would give migrant parents a choice between immigration hearings: the child should be held separately or held together, possibly indefinitely, until his or her court date.
According to reports, the White House envisages politics as an opportunity to end "Catch and Release", the long-established practice of allowing undocumented immigrants to be arrested at the border to continue on their way to the US while awaiting trial waiting.
A court ruling known as the Flores Agreement in 1997 states that children with a migrant background can only be detained for 20 days.
The Trump government has reportedly drafted a regulation amending these rules, Axios told an official, so the government may detain children for extended periods of time.
The White House senior adviser, Stephen Miller, wants to get involved with the police. President wants to adopt an increasingly strict attitude towards immigration.
Democratic Congressman Ilhan Omar on Monday called Mr. Miller "a white nationalist" on Twitter.
In an ongoing debate on immigration on both sides of the Atlantic, former President Barack Obama told youth at a city hall meeting in Berlin: "We can not call all people who are disturbed by immigration racist." 19659005] He also said immigrants should be encouraged to learn the language of their adopted country.