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Second Court Orders Trump Administration to Maintain DACA

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to review a temporary nationwide injunction issued by a federal court in California requiring the Trump administration to maintain much of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a federal district court in New York issued a similar temporary nationwide injunction.

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Second Court Orders Administration to Maintain DACA

Just a few days before the U.S. Supreme Court may decide whether to review a temporary nationwide injunction issued by a federal court in California requiring the Trump administration to maintain much of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a federal district court in New York issued a similar temporary nationwide injunction.

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District Court Orders Trump Administration to Temporarily Maintain DACA

A federal district court has issued a temporary nationwide injunction requiring the Trump administration to maintain much of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. 

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Will Third Travel Ban Get SCOTUS Review?

If Attorney General Jeff Sessions has his way, the Trump administration's third travel ban will get a review by the U.S. Supreme Court. That's what he told the Senate Judiciary Committee shortly after two federal district courts temporarily prevented the third travel ban from going into effect.

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Supreme Court Removes Travel Ban Case from Docket

The Supreme Court will no longer hear oral argument in the travel ban case—previously scheduled for October 10—for now. The Court has asked the parties to brief whether the new travel ban makes the case moot, meaning the dispute, and therefore the case, is over.

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What Happened to DACA? A Legal Perspective

Since his presidency began began, President Donald Trump has been trying to roll back many of the actions of his predecessor. Sometimes it is easier to do this than other times. 

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Things Are Definitely Changing on Immigration

“Things will be changing.” That’s how Senator Craig Tieszen from South Dakota described his thoughts on federal immigration policy after last year’s election. Tieszen moderated a panel discussion at the Legislative Summit in Boston to update attendees on federal immigration law.

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SCOTUS Keeps Parts of Trump Travel Ban in Force, Will Rule Next Term

On its last opinion day of the term, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would rule on the constitutionality of the Trump administration’s revised travel ban.

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Travel Ban Headed to the Supreme Court?

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily preventing the president’s revised travel ban from going into effect.

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Dueling Lawsuits Challenge and Defend Texas 'Sanctuary' Laws

It is not just the president who wants to curtail sanctuary jurisdictions. States are getting in on the action too. Not surprisingly, local governments are pushing back.

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