Part of President Obama’s new immigration policies are still on hold as an Appeals Court determines whether the policies are legal

As discussed in the April 17, 2015 article in The New York Times, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is currently entertaining arguments from attorneys arguing for and against the legality of part of President Obama’s immigration policies, view which he laid out in November 2015. The new programs would expand the DACA […]

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Federal Judge in California rules that ICE cannot detain women and children at “family” detention facilities

As reported by MSN,  U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee held that ICE was violating a prior settlement agreement when it detained women and children immigrants. The Judge gave ICE and the individuals who filed the lawsuit until June 24, 2015 to reach an agreement, and absent an agreement, the Judge will issue her own decision […]

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