Category: Court News

Federal Judge Rules that Immigration Law is Unconstitutional

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a law making it a crime to “encourage” or “induce” immigrants to enter or live in the country illegally is unconstitutional. KCUR-FM reports that U.S. District Judge…
The Supreme Court Has an Immigration Disaster on Its Hands

(CNN)President Donald Trump has placed the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program squarely in his anti-immigration crosshairs. Ever since Trump took the oath of office, DACA has been living on borrowed time, which may soon run out…
Washington Among 13 States Suing Over Public Benefit Immigration Rule

CHICAGO — Attorneys general in 13 states have filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that’ll allow immigration officials to deny green cards to migrants who use public assistance, including food stamps or housing vouchers. The federal lawsuit filed…
Trump Administration Seeks to Break Up Immigration Judges’ Union

The Trump administration announced Friday that it is petitioning to decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) — a move that, if successful, could give the administration more control over where judges are sent and how many cases they’re…