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Case law supports the son of a convicted migrant smuggler being allowed to testify about a conversation he overheard between his father and a baseball agent on trial for allegedly helping Cuban ballplayers gain fraudulent entry into the United States, federal prosecutors argued in a filing Thursday.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed a U.S. Department of Justice memo from the Obama administration aimed at curtailing use of private prisons by the federal government, according to a memo sent to the federal Bureau of Prisons on Thursday.
The International Refugee Assistance Project and others asked a Maryland court Wednesday to stop the government from enforcing part of the travel ban executive order that slashed refugee admission numbers, saying the law doesn’t allow a president to force a midyear cutback in refugees.
The Fifth Circuit on Thursday reinstated a Texas law that makes it a felony to harbor unauthorized immigrants, lifting an injunction that had blocked the 2015 law from taking full effect, in a ruling praised by both the state and immigrant advocates.
Oregon wants in on the lawsuit filed by the state of Washington that challenges President Donald Trump’s executive order and its travel ban for certain foreign-born individuals, arguing Wednesday that it seeks to ensure that any relief that arises from the case protects the state and its residents.