US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a sweeping immigration and border reform proposal that would utilize a “point-based selection process” that favors younger, educated, English-speaking workers, rather than focusing on familial ties. The White House plan claims that it will not change the number of green cards allocated each year. “But instead of admitting [...]

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House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II following “revelations” uncovered during Robert Mueller’s investigation into obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. The subpoena calls for “testimony and documents related to the Committee’s ongoing investigation into obstruction of justice, public corruption and other [...]

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The Trump administration ruled on Tuesday that asylum seekers are ineligible from posting bail while they wait the months or years for their cases to be heard. Attorney General William Barr’s decision explains that Section 212(d)(5)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides that any “alien” applying for admission may be paroled into the US for [...]

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Amnesty International reported on Wednesday that global executions fell by nearly one-third last year to the lowest figure in at least a decade. In its 2018 global review of the death penalty, Amnesty assed known executions worldwide, except in China, where executions thought to be in the thousands remain classified as a state secret. Kumi [...]

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