District of Columbia — In a wrap to a crazy last few hours in Washington, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration can start using military funds to build a wall along the Southern Border. Earlier this year in Sierra Club v. Trump, a California federal judge and the Ninth Circuit Court […]Read More Supreme Court Rules President Trump Can Use Military Funds To Build The Wall
District of Columbia — Guatemala has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump and U.S. officials to restrict asylum applications from asylum seekers from Central America. The agreement is a victory for the Trump Administration, who have taken steps to restrict the number of asylum cases reaching the U.S. border. The agreement requires migrants that […]Read More Guatemala Agrees To Third Country Agreement With U.S.
District of Columbia — The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to pass a bill that increases spending limits for 2020 and 2021 and suspends the borrowing limit for two years. The measure passes as Congress prepares to depart for August recess, completing one of the most important measures on the docket this year legislatively. […]Read More House Votes To Raise The Debt Ceiling
District of Columbia — United States Attorney General William Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to resume executing individuals on federal death row, which would be the first federal executions since Louis Jones in 2003. The new execution protocol would replace the normal three drug execution with one lone drug — pentobarbital. The […]Read More Justice Department Resumes Executions
San Francisco — Less than 12 hours after a federal judge in the District of Columbia federal court circuit cleared the Trump Administration to enforce new rules regarding asylum seeking, a separate federal judge in San Francisco has blocked it by issuing a nationwide injunction against the rule. The rule would have barred asylum seekers […]Read More Federal Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Blocking New Asylum Policy
District of Columbia — Judge Timothy Kelly of the District of Columbia District Court ruled in favor of the Trump Administration on Wednesday regarding a new rule stating that individuals are ineligible to apply for asylum if they passed through a third country prior to arriving in the United States. The lawsuit was filed by […]Read More Federal Judge Clears Trump Administration To Restrict Asylum Claims
Seattle — Late Monday night, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction from the Western District of Washington, Seattle, which would have blocked the Department of Homeland Security from holding immigrants in federal custody indefinitely while they await they wait for their asylum case to be decided upon unless they are released under […]Read More Ninth Circuit Lifts Injunction Blocking DHS From Holding Asylum Seekers During Proceedings