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Ninth Circuit ruling could wipe out hundreds of family-separations convictions

(July 25) WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in California substantially narrowed the government’s ability to charge people for crossing the border illegally — a case that could invalidate hundreds of prosecutions that were at the core of the Trump administration’s separations of migrant families last year. Read more >

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Federal judge issues preliminary injunction blocking Trump asylum restrictions at southern border

(July 24, 2019) (Breaking News) A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration’s latest move to widely restrict asylum for migrants coming to the southern border, according to court documents. Read more >

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Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule Clears 1st Legal Hurdle

A federal judge on Wednesday let stand a new Trump administration rule requiring most asylum-seekers to ask for protection in another country before reaching the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more >

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New Trump asylum restrictions face first legal test

Date: July, 22, 2019 The Trump administration's  Read more >

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Amid Furor Over Racist Tweets, White House Announces Immigration Bill

(July 16, 2019) The White House announced Tuesday that it has quietly drafted a 620-page immigration bill and has lined up 10 Republican senators to co-sponsor the measure should it be introduced, according to a senior administration official involved in the process. Read more >

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Groups sue Trump admin over new asylum restrictions

A coalition of groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over new restrictions for migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the same day the rule went into effect. Read more >

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