Iraqi women stand outside the Theodore Levin United States Courthouse, June 21, 2017, in Detroit. A hearing began on a lawsuit that seeks to stop the government from deporting more than 100 Iraqi nationals who were recently rounded up. (AP/Carlos Osorio)

Saving 1,400 Iraqi Nationals From ‘Grisly Fate,’ Court Blocks Deportations

A federal court in Michigan temporarily blocked the deportation of over 1,400 Iraqi nationals, many of whom are religious minorities who say face persecution if deported back to Iraq.