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A federal judge rips Trump on DACA, calling his administration’s handling of the program a ‘sad and inappropriate use of executive authority’

A federal judge called the Trump administration’s handling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a “sad and inappropriate use of executive authority,” CNN reported. Over the weekend, Judge Nicholas Garaufis ruled to restore the program to almost its entire operation, The Wall Street Journal reported. The ruling was […]
A federal judge rips Trump on DACA, calling his administration’s handling of the program a ‘sad and inappropriate use of executive authority’
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John Yoo, the lawyer who wrote Bush’s ‘torture memos,’ confirms he’s helping the Trump administration find ways to skirt Congress and impose his own policies

The attorney who helped craft the Bush administration’s 2002 legal justification for torture told The Guardian he was giving advice to the White House on how President Trump could bypass Congress and impose his own policies. On June 22, Yoo wrote an article arguing that the Supreme Court’s recent ruling […]
John Yoo, the lawyer who wrote Bush’s ‘torture memos,’ confirms he’s helping the Trump administration find ways to skirt Congress and impose his own policies
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The House of Representatives just passed a sweeping immigration reform bill which would provide a pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients

The House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act, which would significantly expand protections for DACA recipients and other immigrants looking for legal status, including permanent citizenship. The bill passed 237-187, with seven Republicans crossing the aisle and joining Democrats. The Republican-led Senate is unlikely to take up the […]
The House of Representatives just passed a sweeping immigration reform bill which would provide a pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients
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Jared Kushner reportedly tried to pitch Republicans on a new immigration plan but couldn’t answer basic questions about it

Republican lawmakers were reportedly underwhelmed by a White House plan for immigration reform, which was spearheaded by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law. He was unable to answer key questions about the plan, leaving Stephen Miller, a senior White House adviser and immigration hard-liner, to explain the proposal, The Washington […]
Jared Kushner reportedly tried to pitch Republicans on a new immigration plan but couldn’t answer basic questions about it
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