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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration seeking reinstatement of a Trump-era public charge inadmissability rule. The rule allowed immigration officials to deny a visa, admission, or adjustment of status to a noncitizen who previously received or in the future expected to receive food assistance, Medicaid, housing assistance or [...]

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US President Joe Biden Thursday announced the US would extend a parole program previously offered to immigrants from Venezuela to immigrants from Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti but reiterated that his administration would continue to enforce Title 42 in compliance with a recent order from the US Supreme Court. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will [...]

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On September 16, 2022, Iran’s Basij Resistance Force, a volunteer paramilitary organization that operates under the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, arrested Mahsa Amini for her refusal to comply with the country’s headscarf requirement, an alleged breach of its public morality code. Reports surfaced that the Basij severely beat Amini for resisting an officer’s insults, after which Amini [...]

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The US Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a Biden administration immigration policy. In a 5-4 order, the Supreme Court Thursday denied the Biden administration’s application to reinstate an immigration memorandum that would stop deportation unless the non-citizen is a threat to national security, public safety or border security. Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Tuesday reversed a preliminary injunction against a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo prioritizing the deportation of dangerous immigrants. In September 2021 the DHS issued a memo outlining immigration enforcement policies and priorities. The memo prioritized the deportation of noncitizens deemed to be threats to national [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a case in which Republican-led states were attempting to defend a Trump-era immigration policy known as the “public charge” rule after the Biden administration declined to do so. In a brief order, the court dismissed Arizona v. City and County of San Francisco as “improvidently granted.” Under 8 [...]

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Abstract: Ideas of Natural Law were crucial in drafting the US Constitution. These seminal ideas were made known to document “framers” largely by way of William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England. The Commentaries represent the truest philosophic origins of America’s legal system. In these dissembling times of recurrent political manipulation, Blackstone’s work warrants [...]

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision on Monday rejecting an environmental challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The plaintiffs are individuals and organizations who identify themselves as environmentalists and include natural resource conservation groups and cattle ranchers from Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico. They complained [...]

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