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In recent days, an unusual state border-security law has ricocheted back and forth between US federal courts, introducing novel questions of state and federal supremacy. Long disgruntled over the federal government’s perceived inadequate efforts to curb illegal immigration along its southern border, Texas enacted a state law that would enable it to take action in [...]

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Iowa lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday that would make it a crime to enter the state after being deported or denied entry into the US. The passage puts the midwestern state on track to join Texas in enforcing state immigration laws that operate independently of the federal immigration system, meaning they are not directly [...]

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The fact that a person who committed an act which constitutes a crime under international law acted as Head of State or responsible Government official does not relieve him from responsibility under international law Principles of International Law Recognized in the Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal and in the Judgment of the Tribunal (1950) (Principle [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday blocked enforcement of Texas’s law criminalizing illegal entry into the state from other countries, hours after a divided US Supreme Court allowed the law to go into effect. The appeals court will hear oral arguments regarding whether a lower court’s injunction against the law [...]

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US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has indefinitely extended a stay blocking the enforcement of a Texas law that criminalizes illegal entry into the state from other countries. Monday’s extension came just as a previous extension issued last week was set to expire. In late February, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction preventing the [...]

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Swiss police blocked a far-right Austrian political activist from delivering a speech at an event on Saturday. Martin Sellner, the leader of the nationalist Identitarian Movement of Austria, was invited by a far-right Swiss group called “Junge Tat” to deliver a speech in the Swiss canton of Aargau but was issued an entry ban by [...]

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SOS MEDITERRANEE, an international maritime and humanitarian organization, announced on Friday that its affiliated humanitarian ship Ocean Viking rescued 135 people, including a pregnant women and 8 children, from an overcrowded double-decker boat in the Maltese search and rescue region. It stated that the ship was compelled to navigate to a distant port at Ancona, [...]

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