Trump-appointed judge blocks Biden’s order to halt deportations after Texas AG sued
The booking photo of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton/Screenshot

A federal judge in Texas has just placed a temporary stay blocking President Joe Biden's 100 day moratorium on deportations.

U.S. District Court Judge Drew Tipton, a member of the right wing Federalist Society, sided with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

"Defendants are enjoined from executing the 100-day pause on removals for 14 days," Judge Tipton ruled. That apparently means deportations can continue for the next two weeks.

President Biden enacted the 100 day deportations pause on January 20.

Slate's Mark Joseph Stern notes Republicans did exactly what they have been accusing Democrats of doing for years.