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The state of New York, along with several other jurisdictions, pressed a Manhattan federal judge Friday to issue a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from cutting off law enforcement funding for so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, arguing new conditions for the funds are unlawful and unconstitutional.
The Trump administration’s draft rule that would allow green card applications to be denied based on the applicant’s likelihood of using public benefits in the future would disproportionately target women, children and the elderly and could disrupt family unity, a new study released Friday by the Migration Policy Institute concluded.
A California federal judge has tossed a suit accusing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of violating immigration laws and the U.S. Constitution by standing in the way of a marriage between a detained Mexican man and his longtime girlfriend.
Attorneys general from 12 states have urged the Trump administration to promptly reverse a policy that has allegedly impeded the release of unaccompanied immigrant children from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services custody to their family members or designated sponsors in the U.S.
The Fifth Circuit has tossed a Board of Immigration Appeals order to deport a Nigerian man who argued that he was already a naturalized citizen at the time of his conviction, ruling that the man was not “rendered an ‘alien'” after being convicted of making false statements on his citizenship form.