Category: Court News

Appeals Court Overrules Judge’s Order Blocking Biden Immigration Priorities

A federal appeals court on Wednesday overturned a judge’s order blocking the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from shifting its immigration enforcement priorities, delivering a significant victory for the Biden administration. A three-judge panel for the 5th Circuit Court of…
Judge Says Forcing Waits In Mexico To Seek Asylum Is Illegal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge ruled Thursday that the U.S. government’s practice of denying migrants a chance to apply for asylum on the Mexican border until space opens up to process claims is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Cynthia…
DHS To Allow Some Afghans To Enter US Without Formal Visas

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is using his parole authority to allow some Afghan evacuees to enter the United States while they wait for their applications to be processed, a senior administration official told reporters on Tuesday. The official said…
Supreme Court Orders ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy Reinstated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the Biden administration likely violated federal law in trying to end a Trump-era program that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S. With three liberal justices…
Trump-Appointed Judge Clashes With Biden DOJ In Immigration Suit

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton in Texas chafed at the Justice Department’s demand for quick ruling in fight over Biden immigration priorities. A federal judge presiding over a major legal challenge to President Joe Biden’s immigration policies lashed out Monday…
Court Strikes Down Biden Immigration Enforcement Priorities

A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration’s immigration enforcement priorities that directed border agents to focus on those with serious criminal records. The Biden administration in two memos directed U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to focus on…