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Judge Aims to Quickly Decide Lawsuits over DACA

Judge Aims to Quickly Decide Lawsuits over DACA

Several states, organizations and individuals have filed lawsuits seeking to protect DACA recipients, known as Dreamers.

Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney General Ties Gang Violence to Immigration

U.S. Attorney General Ties Gang Violence to Immigration

Outside the courthouse around 40 people gathered in a protest, holding signs saying “Jeff: Go Home” and “Racism is #Notwelcome.”

Navajo Tribe Says Ready to Sue Trump over Changes to Utah Monument

Navajo Tribe Says Ready to Sue Trump over Changes to Utah Monument

President ordered Interior Department to examine whether 27 national monuments could be reduced or rescinded for oil and gas drilling and other economic development.

Washington State Sues over $1/day Wages Paid to Immigrant Detainees

Washington State Sues over $1/day Wages Paid to Immigrant Detainees

Geo Group violated the state’s minimum wage laws by paying detained immigrants one dollar a day or less for work they do while at one of the company’s federal facilities.

St. Louis Approves Police Body Cameras Ahead of More Protests

St. Louis Approves Police Body Cameras Ahead of More Protests

Police will use the cameras under the test program but the police union will have to approve permanent body cameras.

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

“Progress is never inevitable,” Obama said. “It can often be fragile; it’s in need of constant renewal.”

California Sues Trump Administration over Border Wall

California Sues Trump Administration over Border Wall

President Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall, which experts said could cost about $22 billion and take more than three years to complete.

Black Off-Duty Cop Shot by White Fellow Officer Who Was ‘Fearing for his Safety’

Oklahoma City Police Fatally Shoot Deaf Man who Did Not Respond to Commands

Witnesses, who heard the officers yelling commands, shouted that Magdiel Sanchez was deaf, a police spokesperson said.

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

“What we have is a legacy of policies that have disproportionately impacted people along racial and economic lines,” Mayor Lyda Krewson said. “This is institutional racism.”

VISA, Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Trump Administration Poses Challenges for Skilled Foreigners to Work in U.S., Data Shows

Immigration attorneys have long complained about redundant challenges to high-skilled employment visas. But they say they are seeing a new trend in the Trump era.

Six Dreamers Sue Trump Administration over DACA Decision

Six Dreamers Sue Trump Administration over DACA Decision

San Diego attorney Dulce Garcia has regularly defended clients in immigration court. Now, she is the one seeking legal relief.

St. Louis Police Probe Whether Officers Chanted ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets’

St. Louis Police Probe Whether Officers Chanted ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets’

More than 120 people were arrested late Sunday, when police in riot gear used pepper spray and detained activists who defied orders to disperse following larger, peaceful protests.

Factbox: In U.S. Police Killings of Black Men, Law Generally Sides with Officers

Factbox: In U.S. Police Killings of Black Men, Law Generally Sides with Officers

A look at five recent cases in which the legal system cleared officers of wrongdoing in the deaths of Black men.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Fight over Electoral District Boundaries Heads to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court for decades has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but never those drawn simply to give one party an advantage.

Defying Trump, California Lawmakers Vote to Become ‘Sanctuary State’

Defying Trump, California Lawmakers Vote to Become ‘Sanctuary State’

The measure bans police from asking for the immigration status of people who have been arrested.

Emmy Winners Throw Jabs at Trump, Spicer Wheels into Spotlight

Emmy Winners Throw Jabs at Trump, Spicer Wheels into Spotlight

Host Stephen Colbert took shots at President Donald Trump; Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance; and Trump won an Emmy — sort of.

Trump Says Muslim Ban Should be ‘Larger, Tougher and More Specific’

Trump Says Muslim Ban Should be ‘Larger, Tougher and More Specific’

“But stupidly, that would not be politically correct!” the president tweeted.

California Lawmakers Take Anti-Trump Stance as Session Ends

California Lawmakers Take Anti-Trump Stance as Session Ends

Among other things, California lawmakers will vote on whether to become a so-called sanctuary state.