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The U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday announced updates to a 22-year-old set of guidelines for international enforcement of U.S. antitrust laws, which shed new light on how federal agencies cooperate with their foreign counterparts during investigations.
Members of the 115th Congress introduced immigration-related bills in the past week that included measures to temporarily allow young unauthorized immigrants to work in the U.S. and authorize federal officials to continue building a physical barrier on the nation’s southern border.
U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein of Maryland, one of a few Senate-confirmed federal prosecutors to have served under both Republican and Democratic administrations, is a frontrunner to become deputy attorney general, a source familiar with the transition said Friday.
The American Cable Association has registered its views on the bidding process for funds to expand broadband in rural areas with the office of senior Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai, recommending a method that maximizes provider participation.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in an immigration dispute over whether part of the definition for a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague, and experts say the case could both remove a deportation tool and open the door for future challenges to criminal provisions in immigration law.