Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Tuesday signed a bill that will allow immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission to gain driving privileges in the state, after Delaware's House of Representatives passed the legislation earlier in the day.
A D.C. federal judge has dissolved an order that barred the federal government from detaining asylum-seeking families as a way to deter others from coming to the U.S., a month after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement pledged to stop using deterrence as a factor in certain custody decisions.
Macy’s Inc. on Wednesday became the latest company to shun products associated with Donald Trump, pulling his menswear collection from its stores after the real estate mogul and presidential hopeful said Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are “rapists.”
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen embassies in each other’s countries, with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travelling to Havana later this summer to take part in re-establishing the embassy there, which legal experts say could provide a new method for obtaining visas.
One Texas clerk who originally declined to provide same-sex marriage licenses, with approval from the state attorney general, said Tuesday her office will comply with federal law.
Nine immigration, technology and business groups urged the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Friday to downgrade the recent “Simeio” decision on H-1B work site changes, arguing that the new policy burdens employers with “significant” costs.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday sued Univision Networks & Studios Inc. for $500 million in New York state court for dropping coverage of the Miss USA Pageant, which Trump partly owns, over incendiary remarks he made about Mexican immigrants.
Lawmakers have introduced at least four immigration-related bills in recent weeks, including legislation that would make overstaying a visa a crime and another that would require federal authorities to detain certain immigrants while they await deportation hearings.
A California federal judge threatened a New York immigration attorney with contempt of court on Monday in a class action over the detention of children, after he allegedly leaked a draft of a settlement proposal to the press.
A Venezuelan investor has sued his former lawyer, her son and his fledgling beverage company in Florida court for legal malpractice and fraud, claiming the Miami attorney advised the immigrant to invest in the business despite knowing it was unsuitable for his EB-5 petition.
A New Hampshire-based carnival company accused of underpaying employees and forcing them to pay expenses related to H-2B visas has reached a $900,000 settlement with the workers, according to court documents filed in Massachusetts federal court on Tuesday.
With superhero jokes and Dr. Seuss references in her majority opinions and dissents, Justice Elena Kagan cemented her reputation this U.S. Supreme Court term as a writer with a distinctive, fun-loving and conversational style that high court observers say is carefully calibrated to be as pointed as it is playful.
The most prolific U.S. Supreme Court justice this term didn't utter a single word during oral arguments, as usual. But Justice Clarence Thomas put his stamp on the session by setting a personal record for opinions and dissents and writing far more than any of his colleagues.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s new regulations governing the certification process for H-2B visa workers make an already complex process more complicated, hurting small businesses in the process, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce argued Monday.
A woman who was denied an I-130 petition because she allegedly had previously entered into a fraudulent marriage with a U.S. citizen argued Thursday that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services "cherry-picked" negative things from her background.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday released new guidelines aimed at becoming more sensitive to the needs of transgender detainees, something that has been a source of criticism for the federal agency in recent months.
As the U.S. Supreme Court’s term draws to a close, Law360 takes a look back at the 15 high court decisions that have had the greatest impact on our lives over the last 15 years — monumental rulings that marked the final word in fights over gay rights, health care, intellectual property rights and the presidency of the United States.
Appellate boutique firms had a banner year before the Supreme Court this term, winning nine of the 11 cases they argued and casting a big shadow over their BigLaw competition.
As the U.S. Supreme Court winds up a historic term with landmark rulings on same-sex marriage, health care, housing regulations and power plant emissions that will forever shape the legacy of the Roberts Court, the nine justices emerge starkly divided, racking up fewer unanimous rulings and a record number of dissents.
The U.S. Supreme Court justices continued to issue a high number of dissents and concurrences this term, and experts say the justices — particularly those regarded as conservative — are increasingly raising their pens to reassure the public that their views are grounded in the law and not politics.