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A Florida sports trainer awaiting sentencing for smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. on Tuesday asked a federal judge to force the government to hand over visa records for 20 other players granted entry since his conviction, saying they followed a similar path to the country and prove a lack of fraud on his part.
Federal judges in California and New York on Tuesday ordered the Trump administration to produce a broad range of internal documents detailing how the government reached the conclusion last month to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions hailed the administration’s halt of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, its defense of the travel ban and other administration actions Wednesday, telling a Senate panel Congress should go further to “end the lawlessness” nationwide.
Reading the text of President Donald Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American" executive order, most commentators believed that the likelihood of immediate and substantive changes to the employment-based immigration system were minimal. However, as we cross the order’s six-month anniversary, the reality has been sharply different, says Jacob Cherry of Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC.
Nine states and the District of Columbia sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Massachusetts federal court on Tuesday, claiming it had failed to respond to a records request regarding detentions and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program within the proper time frame.