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Federal Court Blocks Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program … for now

In a major blow to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that migrants can’t be sent to Mexico to await their asylum decisions. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals halted the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the “Remain in Mexico” program. In a 2-1 decision on Friday, the Ninth Circuit upheld ...

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Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Rules Facebook, YouTube Are Not Bound By First Amendment

Facebook, YouTube and other big tech companies are not bound to abide by the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a court ruled Wednesday, dealing a blow to conservatives online. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court Appeals decision came in a case brought by Prager University, a nonprofit that produces videos promoting conservative positions on politics. PragerU sued YouTube in 2017 ...

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9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Deals Brutal Blow To Teens Who Sued Trump Over Climate Change

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California ruled Friday that children do not have standing to sue the Trump administration and the federal government for not adequately addressing climate change. Climate policy comes under the purview of Congress and the president, not the court system, the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in a split decision. Attorneys for the teenagers ...

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President Trump Has Made Real Progress Changing The 9th Circuit

President Donald Trump has made seven appointments to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in what could be the beginning of a steady transformation to his chief judicial adversary. If the Senate confirms the president’s remaining nominees, the 9th Circuit will 16 Democrat-appointed judges and 13 Republican appointees, as compared to an 18 to seven split when Trump took ...

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President Trump Is Stacking The 9th Circuit

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President Donald Trump named two more appointees for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday.  With Friday’s announcement, there are three nominees pending for the 9th Circuit. If confirmed, Trump will have appointed 10 of the 9th Circuit’s 29 judges. Friday’s nominees, Patrick Bumatay and Lawrence VanDyke, are both attorneys at the Department of Justice.  President Donald Trump named ...

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9th Circuit Court Hands Trump Another Big Victory On Asylum Fight

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Donald Trump a major victory regarding his plan to prohibit most immigrants from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit late Tuesday night rolled back a decision made by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar, appointed by President Obama, who had reinstated a nationwide ban ...

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9th Circuit Deals Trump An Immigration Win. Yes, You Read That Right

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily lifted an order suspending the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), a Trump administration policy that requires Central American asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico before their appearance in immigration court. Though the Friday evening stay is not indicative of the government’s future prospects in this case, it was a rare victory for an administration ...

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9th Circuit Sides With Trump On Environmental Waivers For Border Wall

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for the Trump administration Monday in a case challenging its use of waivers to bypass environmental regulations in constructing parts of the border wall. The state of California and several environmental groups sued President Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in September 2017 to stop construction of a border wall ...

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Ninth Circuit Finally Hands Trump A Win Against Youth’s Global Warming Lawsuit

The Trump administration’s battle against a global warming lawsuit brought by 21 youths will continue into 2019 after a federal court handed the government a big win over the holiday season. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the Justice Department (DOJ) in a December 26 ruling largely missed by major media outlets. The court granted DOJ’s petition for interlocutory ...

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9th Circuit Blocks Trump Effort To Deny Asylum For Illegal Aliens

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a temporary restraining order against a Trump administration policy which denies asylum to illegal aliens. The 2-1 decision is the latest setback the 9th Circuit has rendered to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda. “Just as we may not, as we are often reminded, ‘legislate from the bench,’ neither may the executive legislate ...

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Federal Law Forbids Encouraging Illegal Immigration. The 9th Circuit Says That’s Unconstitutional

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a federal law Tuesday that makes it illegal to “encourage or induce” someone to enter the country illegally. The three-judge panel found the provision’s sweep “criminalizes a substantial amount of protected expression” in violation of the First Amendment. Judge A. Wallace Tashima delivered the opinion for the panel, which Judges Marsha Berzon and ...

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Flores v. Loretta Lynch – The 9th Circuit Decision that created the illegal alien family separation mess [Full Text]

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In 2015, the plaintiff class in Janet Reno v. Flores moved to enforce the Flores Consent Decree of 1997 after the government asserted in 2014 that the decree only required the removal of unaccompanied minors from detention facilities as quickly as possible. The court, in Flores v. Loretta Lynch, sided with the plaintiff and held that the decree required the government to ...

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Supreme Court Restores Trump Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court of the United States has issued a temporary order restoring President Donald Trump‘s restrictions on immigration and travel from nations terrorists might use to gain access to the U.S. Justice Anthony Kennedy stayed a 9th Circuit Court ruling that had placed restrictions on Trump’s travel ban. The stay will allow the ban to remain in effect until ...

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