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Constitutional Law

5-4 SCOTUS Upholds DACA: Admin Had No Right to Terminate Program

Another day, another big loss for the Trump Administration and I would argue another great win for American society. In a 5-4 vote, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the liberal wing of the Court to form a majority, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

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Constitutional Law

DACA Flight Attendant Detained by ICE After Working US-Mexico Flight

Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, a resident of College Station, Texas, had been a crew member for Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines for a few weeks when she was scheduled for a February 12 flight to Mexico out of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Mesa flies certain routes for united Airlines. She had come to the US […]

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Constitutional Law

Trump’s Stance on Muslim Immigration Would Very Likely Be Legal

He’s rude; he’s divisive; he’s boorish; he’s bombastic. But under the current state of the law, if Donald Trump became President and he issued a ban on all Muslim immigration, it would likely get upheld by the Supreme Court. If anything, Trump’s statement highlights the importance of making sure everyone votes in the 2016 election […]

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General

AZ’s New Immigration Law – Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Arizona is a state unto its own , we know that. They don’t follow Daylight Savings Time, they were the last state to have a day in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. But recently, Arizona passed a law that puts it well outside the rest of the country and the Constitution. On Tuesday, Arizona legislators […]