U.S. Supreme Court Partially Upholds Modified Travel Ban

Today the U.S. Supreme Court has partially upheld a modified version of President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order temporarily banning travel to the United States by citizens and nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. President Trump signed an Executive...

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Travel Ban

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court late Thursday to revive its revised ban that limits travelers visiting the United States from six mostly Muslim countries. The move sets the stage for a constitutional showdown over the president’s authority to make...

Supreme Court to Consider Indefinite Detention for Immigrants

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday over whether immigrants facing deportation can be detained indefinitely for months or even years without a hearing, a case that could have broad implications for President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals to crack down on those...

Supreme Court Will Review Unusual Citizenship Law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of U.S. citizenship law that treats men and women differently. The justices said they will hear a case about a law that applies only to children born outside the U.S. to one parent who is an...

Immigration ruling raises 2016 stakes

AUSTIN – The U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday over a lawsuit filed by Texas and 25 other states against President Obama’s 2014 executive action regarding immigration. The one-sentence ruling leaves in place a preliminary injunction pending a hearing before a...

California Takes A Step Further Toward Immigrant Integration

by Stephen A. Nuño The Supreme Court seems divided over President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), giving a temporary reprieve to young undocumented immigrants, and Congress has made little progress in ending the gridlock over immigration...

Supreme Court to render a verdict on Obama’s use of executive authority

By David G. Savage The Supreme Court has often dealt a big blow to presidents in their second term. Harry Truman was rebuked for claiming the power to seize strike-bound steel mills during the Korean War. Richard Nixon resigned shortly after the court ruled unanimously he must...

Feds and states in immigration fight split on SCOTUS ruling

Just as in virtually every other aspect of their dispute over federal immigration policy, the Obama Administration and 26 states are sharply at odds over the impact of a ruling the Supreme Court issued last week on the final decision day of the court’s term. The bottom line...

SCOTUS rejects appeal to reinstate immigration law

In denying to hear an appeal from Arizona Sheriff Joseph Arpaio, the Supreme Court on Monday left in place a lower court’s decision to strike down a state immigration law. In October, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit struck down a law Arizona voters had passed in...

Arizona Rejected by Top Court on Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

A divided U.S. Supreme Court left intact a ruling that will require Arizona to offer driver’s licenses to some undocumented immigrants in a case testing the strength of President Barack Obama’s deferred-deportation policies. Rebuffing state officials without comment, the justices...
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