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Under Trump’s action, the protections offered by DACA disappear in March.
In a yearlong push to appease its anti-Muslim fan base, the Trump administration temporarily gets its way.
The case will now proceed in a Texas state court, which could decide to stop the benefits offered by Houston, the fourth most populous U.S. city.
“I can’t emphasize enough how far sweeping the argument is both in terms of what it is saying about the Constitution and who will be affected,” ACLU lawyer Louise Melling said.
Westboro members are known for protesting at military funerals, including soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, which they believe are result of God's wrath over the United States’ tolerance of gay, lesbian and transgender people and adultery.
There is no current vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court but three justices are 79 or older.
The new ban, President Trump’s third, including one issued in January that was blocked by lower courts, could affect tens of thousands of potential immigrants and visitors to the United States.
Justice Kennedy’s vote, which will likely be the deciding factor in the case, could have an impact on U.S. elections for decades.
A majority of the justices appeared sympathetic to the idea that immigrants held long-term should be eligible for a bond hearing that would let them argue for their release.
The ruling in the case could help clarify the crimes for which non-citizen immigrants may be expelled.
Employers have increasingly required employees to sign waivers to guard against a rising tide of worker lawsuits seeking unpaid wages.
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.
The Supreme Court ruling gives President Trump a partial victory as the high court prepares for a key October hearing on the constitutionality of his Muslim ban.
While the court said it would exempt travelers from the ban who have “bona fide relationships” with Americans, the ruling did not specify exactly what that means.
Both bans are now due to partly go into effect in 72 hours, based on a memorandum issued by the Trump administration on June 14.
If swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy were to retire, President Trump could recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for decades to come.
All nine justices rejected the Trump administration’s stance that the government should be able to revoke citizenship of people for even minor misstatements in the citizenship application process.
The high court has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but not based on one political party’s advantage.
The ruling likely paves the way for the Redskins to protect trademarks covering the team’s name.
The nation’s top court, which leans conservative after the confirmation of Trump’s appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, could act as soon as this week on his administration’s request to reinstate the order.
The law held men and women who have children abroad out of wedlock to different standards when trying to confer citizenship to their children.
The nine justices are set to weigh whether Trump’s harsh election campaign rhetoric can be used as evidence that the order was intended to discriminate against Muslims.
If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to retire, President Trump would have a historic opportunity to recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for decades to come.