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  • Appeals Court Rules Against White House In Latest DACA Decision

    When the White House unveiled President Trump's new immigration plan earlier this week, Sarah Sanders said the issue of DACA was left unaddressed because it's just too controversial. Better to leave that one to the Supreme Court and see where the chips fall. Not two days later, a federal appeals court in Virginia has ruled against the Trump administration, upholding an earlier determination that Trump's attempt to rescind DACA protections was unlawful because "it was not adequately...

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  • Unlawful: Federal appeals court smacks down Trump for ‘arbitrary and capricious’ decision to end DACA

    A federal appeals court has ruled President Donald Trump's decision to end DACA was unlawful, upholding a different appeals court's ruling. DACA is an Obama-era program designed to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants brought into the country when they were young, by their parents. Friday morning the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Trump's decision to end DACA was "arbitrary and capricious," and unlawful because "it was not adequately explained," as The Hill reports. Bloomberg...

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  • Trump's financial records appeal will go to court . . . Merrick Garland's court

    On Monday, a federal judge ruled that the House has every legal right within its constitutional powers to review 10 years of Donald Trump's financial records. U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta also declined to stay that decision pending Trump's appeal because he doesn't think they have a case that could prevail on appeal. That appeal is coming, says Jay Sekulow, one of the president’s personal attorneys. He told Politico "We will be filing a timely notice of appeal to the D.C. Circuit Court...

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  • Remember the ‘travel ban’? Lower courts are seeking to ‘overturn’ that Supreme Court decision

    For several generations, we have been told by the political elites that the Supreme Court stands above the other two branches of government, even when the high court violates the Constitution or claims to decide a broad public policy question squarely within the purview or powers of the other branches. Now, it appears that any lower court can simply issue a ruling more progressive than what the Supreme Court just said, and the other branches feel compelled to abide by that ruling! Remember when...

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