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Trump’s Nix Of El Salvador TPS Can Be Reviewed, Court Told

Law360 (July 20, 2018, 4:59 PM EDT) -- An immigrant advocacy group slammed the Trump administration Thursday in a suit challenging the government’s decision to revoke temporary protected status designation for El Salvador, saying a Maryland federal court has jurisdiction over the dispute because the government acted beyond its legal authority.

Nonprofit Casa de Maryland urged the court not to dismiss its claims that the federal government violated Salvadoran immigrants' constitutional rights by revoking their protected status, which had been in place since 2001.

The group argued in its motion that the Immigration and Nationality Act barring judicial review of agency decisions does not apply in this case because...

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March 23, 2018

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