The Sixth Circuit has freed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin from litigation brought by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis asking the state to remove her name from marriage licenses in protest of same-sex marriage, finding an executive order doing just that nullified her claims.
An El Salvadoran man’s attempt to adjust his status to permanent resident was dealt another blow on Wednesday, when the Fifth Circuit ruled he had not presented compelling evidence that would show he had been lawfully admitted to the U.S.
The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday blocked the mother of a man killed in a car crash from obtaining money that his husband received in a wrongful death settlement, despite her arguments that they weren’t legally married when the crash took place.
A Cuban exile family won a $2.8 billion judgment award against the Cuban government for alleged torture and harassment by Fidel Castro's security forces have asked a Florida state court to block their former counsel from seeking to collect additional fees.
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The New Jersey State AFL-CIO and a Morris County mayor were slapped with a wrongful termination lawsuit Wednesday by a former executive who alleges the organization fired him because he criticized the mayor's stance on immigration during a public meeting he attended as a private citizen.
Nebraska lawmakers on Wednesday passed a law that opens the door for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children to work in dozens of professions that require state licenses, overriding an earlier veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts.
An administrative law judge for the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer on Tuesday mostly ruled in favor of the federal government in its case against International Packaging Inc. over violations of employment eligibility verification requirements.
A consulting firm accused of conspiring with Walt Disney World to abuse the H-1B visa program and replace Disney information technology employees with foreign workers told a Florida federal court Wednesday the firm did nothing wrong and should be dismissed from the putative class action.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of a Mexican man who challenged his 77-month prison sentence for returning to the U.S. after being deported, finding no additional evidence was needed to show his rights were violated when a district court used the wrong sentencing guidelines.
A ski resort owner accused of misappropriating much of $350 million in investments obtained under the EB-5 immigrant investor program asked a Florida federal court Tuesday to lift an order freezing his assets, saying the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seeks far less than the amount frozen.
The Eleventh Circuit found Tuesday that it lacks the authority to review arguments made by a Syrian national that the Board of Immigration Appeals erred in affirming a denial of his asylum bid and a determination that his marriage fraud convictions were serious crimes, according to a per curiam opinion.
A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday signed off on the settlement of an employment case in which General Dynamics faced allegations that it misclassified workers on a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services contract as exempt from overtime pay.
The state of Texas on Monday urged the Seventh Circuit to grant Indiana’s appeal and allow it to interfere with the resettlement of Syrian refugees within its borders, arguing in an amicus brief that the federal government must collaborate with states when resettling refugees.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement properly considered and rejected the alternatives when it decided to temporarily extend a short-term contract for detainee health services, the U.S. Government Accountability Office concluded in a decision published Monday.
A former Los Angeles-area paralegal who pled guilty in a visa fraud scheme lost his challenge to a decision that his citizenship be revoked when the Ninth Circuit on Monday decided he did not have “good moral character” when he applied to become a citizen.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee chairman asked Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Monday to ensure that there is no retaliation against the head of the border patrol union over his testimony alleging the agency was promoting a “catch and release policy.”
Cuban-born customers suing Carnival expressed optimism over its announcement Monday that booking for planned Miami-to-Cuba cruises is now open to them while it continues discussions on changing Cuban regulations barring those passengers' arrivals, but said they still seek permanent resolution.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services urged a D.C. federal judge Friday to award it judgment in a suit brought by Chinese mine investors who sought green cards through the EB-5 program, arguing a decision to deny their petitions was reasonable.
The Supreme Court declined Monday to review the legality of a government policy that prohibits individuals from adjusting their status for 10 years if they stay in the country illegally for more than a year and then voluntarily depart, in an appeal of a Third Circuit ruling brought by a Polish native.