"We are complying with the court's requests, and upon arrival in El Salvador, the plaintiffs will not disembark and will be promptly returned to the United States", a Department of Homeland Security official told CNN.
In a shocking move, Judge Sullivan then ordered that the government "turn the plane around", and bring both Carmen and her child back to the United States immediately.
The dramatic hearing was part of a lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed on Tuesday, alleging the Trump administration was unfairly preventing thousands of migrants fleeing violence in Central America from seeking asylum in the US.
"I'm not happy about this at all", he said.
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The judge, Emmet Sullivan, said it was unacceptable the government had deported the family and threatened to hold the U.S. attorney general, Jeff Sessions, in contempt if the situation was not resolved.
President Donald Trump and top officials have criticized existing protections for asylum-seekers, arguing they allow too many people to stay in the USA under the claim they suffer persecution at home.
"Upon arrival in El Salvador, the plaintiffs did not disembark and are now en route back to the United States", the department said in an emailed statement. Further, a gang held her at gunpoint in May and demanded she pay a monthly "tax" or they would kill her and her daughter.
"He said something like, 'I'm going to issue an order to show cause why I shouldn't hold the government in contempt, I'm going to start with the attorney general, ' " Chang Newell said, explaining that Sullivan was suggesting he would issue an order that would require the government to explain why they didn't deserve to be held in contempt. Neither is a "credible fear of persecution".
The fast-track removal system, created in 1996, has asylum-seekers interviewed to determine if they have a "credible fear" of returning to their home countries, the paper said, adding that those who pass get a full hearing in immigration court.
During the hearing, the judge ordered a temporary stay on deporting the nine women and three children who filed the lawsuit, according to a court filing. The reforms are already working to reduce the previously skyrocketing number of illegal aliens claiming to be "asylum seekers" after being caught by Border Patrol, but they have sent the open-borders left into a rage.