Justice Neil Gorsuch, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, on Monday sharply criticized the use of nationwide injunctions and urged the U.S. Supreme Court “at the appropriate juncture” to review what they contend are constitutional questions raised by their use.

“This is not normal,” Gorsuch said, after describing how federal trial judges around the country were approving or declining to grant injunctions in challenges to a new Trump administration immigration rule that would redefine criteria for who can be deemed to be dependent on federal benefits.

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