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Judge orders feds to turn over DACA deliberations

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A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to reveal documents that went into the decision about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
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Judge: DACA legal advice must be made public

Judge: DACA legal advice must be made public

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A federal judge in California on Tuesday ordered the Trump administration to turn over emails, letters, memos and other materials related to its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The order by U.S. District Judge William Alsup, based in San Francisco, also appears to cover legal advice about winding down the program, which grants quasi-legal status and work permits to so-called Dreamers. Acting in a series of lawsuits filed over the decision, the judge said the administration had waived its attorney-client privilege by claiming the decision was driven by...
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WATCH: Latest version of travel ban blocked by federal judge

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This is the third version of the Trump administration's attempt to limit travel.
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Federal Judge Blocks Latest Trump Travel Ban

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The ruling, which the White House immediately condemned, came less than ten hours before it was to take effect.
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Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

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HONOLULU - A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from enforcing its latest travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the president's revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor." It was the third set of travel restrictions issued by President Donald Trump to be thwarted in some way by the courts.
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The Court Challenge Begins: Is Trump Taking Unconstitutional Emoluments?

The Court Challenge Begins: Is Trump Taking Unconstitutional Emoluments?

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On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear arguments in a case that asks: Is President Trump taking the kind of benefits banned by the Constitution? Step 1 is deciding whether plaintiffs have standing.
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A Trump Nominee Advised White House on Russia Investigation, Travel Ban

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Gregory Katsas had his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
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Judge Temporarily Halts New Version of Trump's Travel Ban

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Hours before a ban on most travel from seven countries was to take effect, a federal judge in Hawaii halted its enforcement while the ban's opponents challenge it in court.
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Federal judge halts the third version of Trump's Muslim Ban

Federal judge halts the third version of Trump's Muslim Ban

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President Donald Trump has now revised his Muslim ban twice, both times in efforts to rescue the ban from court decisions halting at least some of its provisions. On Tuesday, however, a federal judge held that Trump's latest efforts are not good enough.
According to Judge Derrick Watson's opinion in Hawaii v. Trump , the latest round of changes to Trump's ban are not significant enough to rescue it from the same legal attacks that placed the previous version of the ban in legal jeopardy. Watson handed down a temporary order on halting the ban.
This round of litigation concerns the...
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Hawaii ruling of travel ban ‘dangerously flawed' - White House

Hawaii ruling of travel ban ‘dangerously flawed' - White House

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The White House released a statement calling the Tuesday ruling by a Hawaiian judge blocking the travel ban “dangerously flawed,” adding that it “undercuts the President's efforts to keep the American people safe.”
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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's third travel ban

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A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban one day before it was set to take effect. Judge Derrick Watson said the travel ban - Trump's third version of the policy - “plainly discriminates based on nationality.” The President's executive order “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor: it lacks sufficient findings that the entry of more than 150 million nationals from six specified countries would be ‘detrimental to the interests of the United States,'” Watson wrote....
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Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

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HONOLULU - A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect.
U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted Hawaii's request to temporarily block the policy that was to be implemented starting early Wednesday. He found Trump's executive order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."
The judge, appointed by former President Barack Obama, said the new restrictions ignore a federal appeals court ruling that found President Donald Trump's previous ban exceeds the scope of his...
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Federal judge blocks Trump's third travel ban

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A federal judge on Tuesday largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the president's controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent of the executive branch's powers when it comes to setting immigration policy. The decision from...
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Sarah Sanders says she was kicked out of restaurant because she works for Trump

Sarah Sanders says she was kicked out of restaurant because she works for Trump

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said she was kicked out of a Virginia restaurant by its owner because she works for President Donald Trump. Read more ...

GOP congressional candidate seriously injured in South Carolina car crash

GOP congressional candidate seriously injured in South Carolina car crash

Katie Arrington's campaign manager says the candidate has been seriously injured in a car wreck and will require weeks of recovery and more procedures. Read more ...

Vinnie Paul, Pantera drummer and co-founder, dies at 54

Vinnie Paul, Pantera drummer and co-founder, dies at 54

Vinnie Paul, the drummer and founding member of the metal band Pantera has died, the band announced on Facebook. Read more ...

Chip, Joanna Gaines welcome fifth child: 'The Gaines crew is now 1 stronger!'

Chip, Joanna Gaines welcome fifth child: 'The Gaines crew is now 1 stronger!'

Congratulations, Chip and Jo! Read more ...

Trump administration seeks expansion for immigrant family detention

Trump administration seeks expansion for immigrant family detention

The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood sues

Planned Parenthood sues

Planned Parenthood is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over changes to the agency's embattled Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. The organization claims that... Read more ...

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant families, federal authorities are still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800... Read more ...

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

A teenager inadvertently crossed the border into the United States while jogging. Read more ...

Four people arrested in Pittsburgh protests over death of teen

Four people arrested in Pittsburgh protests over death of teen

Four people were arrested Friday as hundreds of protesters blocked streets, a county official said. Read more ...

15-year-old boy shot and killed in Milwaukee

15-year-old boy shot and killed in Milwaukee

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed while inside a vehicle at 28th and McKinley in Milwaukee. Read more ...