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  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Impact on U.S. Immigration

    On Friday, September 18, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at 87-years-old due to complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993, Ginsburg served as a Justice for 27 years. While Ginsburg was often heralded for her fight for women’s rights, many also considered Ginsburg a champion […]

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  • DACA Update: Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal of DACA Ruling

    In September, the Trump administration announced that it would shut down the DACA program on March 5. Since then, two federal judges have ordered the administration to maintain major components of the program while legal challenges move forward. In January, Judge William H. Alsup of the Federal District Court in San Francisco ruled that the […]

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  • Travel Ban Guidance

    On June 26, the Supreme Court partially restored President Trump’s travel ban. To gain entry to the U.S., individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen are now required to demonstrate a credible claim of a “bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.” Implementation of the travel ban began at […]

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  • Breaking News: Travel Ban Update

    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments on President Trump’s travel ban. The controversial ban suspends entry of foreign nationals from six countries identified as presenting heightened terrorism risks — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The original order resulted in chaos at airports around the country, and it was immediately challenged and […]

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  • Supreme Court Asked to Review President Trump’s Travel Ban

    On Thursday, June 1, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of President Trump’s travel ban. The DOJ made three urgent requests. It asked the Court to review the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decisions blocking the travel ban, and it made two interim requests for stays. If […]

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