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Trump's Muslim Ban Version 2.0

Trump's Muslim Ban Version 2.0

After a bit of uncertainty regarding the prognosis of President Donald J. Trump’s second take at a proposed travel ban on six majority Muslim countries—Syria, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Somalia—a federal judge from the State of Hawaii has issued an immediate injunction yesterday evening mere...

Supreme Court Deadlocked on DAPA Resulting in No Relief for Millions

Supreme Court Deadlocked on DAPA Resulting in No Relief for Millions

A Supreme Court ruling this past Thursday resulted in a rare 4-4 tie—a deadlock in a case that would have decided the status of over five million undocumented immigrants who are parents of citizens and/or lawful residents of the United States.  The case, United States v. Texas, reviewed President...

Supreme Court to Decide on DAPA

Supreme Court to Decide on DAPA

In November of 2014, after Congress refused to pass any immigration reform, President Obama issued an executive order to help those that didn’t have legal status in the United States and had children that were born in the U.S.  The program was called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans, or...

President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Order

President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Order

On November 21, 2014, President Obama announced that he would be issuing an executive order that would defer the deportation of millions of people who do not have legal status to be in the United States.     To qualify for deferred action under the executive order, a person must meet the following...