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Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt by an Arizona federal judge last month, said Monday in a pair of motions that he deserves either a new trial or immediate acquittal on the grounds that there is no evidence he violated a clearly defined preliminary injunction.
A D.C. federal judge granted a joint bid Wednesday to dismiss a suit brought by a legal service organization accusing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of wrongly restricting detained immigrants’ access to legal aid, following a settlement that enables women and children asylum-seekers to receive mental health evaluations.
An Iranian man who invested with an immigration attorney accused of using the EB-5 visa program to defraud more than 200 people told an Illinois federal judge Wednesday he was not concerned by claims the attorney may have used his money to trade securities.
The backdrop featured Miami's palm trees, but remarks delivered Wednesday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions focused heavily on Chicago, as he called for the Windy City and other so-called sanctuary cities to comply with federal immigration detainer requests or lose federal grant money.
The Trump administration announced Tuesday it has cut off an avenue for Central American minors and young adults to legally enter the U.S., ending a program that automatically considered granting “parole” to some individuals who failed to enter as refugees.