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Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday announced he had sent two busloads of migrants to the Washington, DC residence of Vice President Kamala Harris in a show of frustration over the state of US immigration policy. The move comes a day after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sent two charter jets full of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, [...]

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US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thursday released a new immigration directive  governing the detention of minors, incapacitated adults and their guardians. The new Biden administration directive will replace the Trump-era directive on minors and their families from 2017. The prior directive, which has been in force since April 2017, was created in response to the [...]

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The US Supreme Court Monday ruled in two separate cases that undocumented immigrants who are detained for more than six months are not entitled to a bond hearing. Johnson v. Arteaga-Martinez was unanimous, with only Justice Breyer dissenting in part, while Garland v. Aleman Gonzalez was a 6-3 decision. The first case concerned Antonio Arteaga-Martinez, [...]

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A US federal judge Friday granted a request to dismiss a policy by President Joe Biden’s administration that narrows the detaining and deportation of immigrants. In a memo released in September last year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called for a refocusing. DHS said that it would “prioritize for apprehension and removal noncitizens who are a [...]

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ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday requesting access to COVID-19 booster shots for seven individuals (“the plaintiffs”) detained by immigration authorities. The lawsuit is aimed at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). According to the Complaint, the seven plaintiffs have been denied the booster shot, despite multiple requests. The plaintiffs [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments for two immigration cases Tuesday that address the rights of detained noncitizens to have a bond hearing after six months of detention. Both cases were brought by noncitizens seeking asylum relief who had been detained for extended periods of time without bond hearings following the issuance of a [...]

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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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Local activists and rights groups in California filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Marin County Sheriff for illegally sharing the license plate and other sensitive data of drivers with federal and out-of-state agencies over a period of years. Three local residents filed the suit, represented by lawyers from the ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), [...]

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