The US House of Representatives passed three joint resolutions on Wednesday disapproving of the Trump administration’s planned transfer of precision-guided bombs, other bombs and munitions, and support services to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and other members of the Saudi-led coalition. Joint resolutions 36 and 37 passed the House with 238 votes in their favor [...]

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The US Congress passed the Cambodia Act of 2019 Monday, which aims “To promote free and fair elections, political freedoms, and human rights in Cambodia, and for other purposes.” The bill was introduced by Congressman Ted Yoho, of Florida’s Third District and Lead Republican for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and [...]

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Judge Victoria Roberts of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit by the Arab American Civil Rights League against Proclamation No. 9645, the Trump Administration’s third iteration of of the so-called travel ban that restricts travel from seven countries, can move forward. The Proclamation states that, after [...]

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A fedearl judge ruled Tuesday that the US Department of Homeland Security cannot hold migrants seeking asylum indefinitely as was previously ordered by Attorney General William Barr. Judge Marsha Pechman of the US District Court for the Western District of Washington held that section 235(b)(1)(B)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, which prohibits releasing on [...]

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The US Senate approved a bipartisan border funding bill by a vote of 84-8 Wednesday after rejecting a similar bill passed by the House. The bill provides $4.5 billion in border funding, which includes nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid and funding for the Department of Defense and more money for Immigration and Customs Enforcement [...]

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FedEx Corporation sued the US Department of Commerce Monday for what they say is the Department’s efforts to use their regulations to “essentially deputize FedEx to police the contents of the millions of packages it ships daily even though doing so is a virtually impossible task, logistically, economically, and in many cases, legally.” In an [...]

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