Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings

SEATTLE — A federal judge has approved class-action status for a lawsuit over whether poor children are entitled to lawyers during deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and...

For Obama, Setbacks From a Divided Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court breaks for the summer this week, having dealt high-profile setbacks to President Barack Obama on issues important to his liberal legacy, notably on immigration and climate change. This will be the high court’s last full nine-month term of the...
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