Supreme Court Declines to Review DACA Order

The Supreme Court on Monday declined the Trump administration’s request to review lower court decisions that are keeping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in place. President Trump announced last fall that he would let the DACA program expire in March unless Congress acted to extend protections for DACA-enrolled undocumented immigrants brought to… Read more »

Travel Ban Deemed Unconstitutional

A Virginia federal appeals court ruled earlier today that the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban is unconstitutional, though the Supreme Court has ordered the ban can stay in full effect until it takes up the case this spring. The Richmond, VA-based 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 9-4 that the Trump administration’s third… Read more »

Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Be Enforced

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration’s revised travel ban to be enforced while legal challenges proceed in the lower courts. The court’s opinion is “a substantial victory for the safety and security of the American people,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a statement. “We are pleased to have defended this order… Read more »

Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

The Supreme Court is meeting today to consider whether to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of lower court rulings that blocked the president’s controversial travel ban. Speculation is that the court will agree to hear the case, given the high-profile nature of the president’s executive order and fundamental questions as to whether the administration’s ban… Read more »