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Japanese firms see U.S. trade talks boosting exports despite Trump rhetoric

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Half of Japanese companies expect new trade talks with Washington to boost their U.S.-bound exports, a Reuters poll found, despite President Donald Trump's intensifying drive to cut the trade gap between the two major economies.
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Trump administration moves to limit migrants' asylum claims

6 monthes ago   |   By

The Trump administration took a major step on Thursday to restrict asylum claims by migrants, putting forward a regulation that would make individuals ineligible for asylum if they cross the U.S. southern border illegally.
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Trump administration tightens immigration asylum rules as caravans approach

6 monthes ago   |   By

The new measures, which deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoke emergency national security powers to suspend long-standing humanitarian protections for foreigners who arrive on American soil. They rely on the same provisions Trump used to implement his “travel ban” in early 2017. Legal challenges seeking to delay or block the asylum...
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Trump moves to restrict asylum access at the border

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The Trump administration today announced executive actions that will restrict the ability of migrants to seek asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border - a move that's almost certain to trigger legal challenges and backlash from pro-immigrant groups.
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France's president flatters Trump, but fails to convince him: Experts

6 monthes ago   |   By

Emmanuel Macron has developed a close personal relationship with the U.S. president since taking office but has failed to influence Trump on policy issues.
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The Ninth Circuit has ruled that DACA is legal

The Ninth Circuit has ruled that DACA is legal

6 monthes ago   |   By

Appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant policy
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US court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant programme

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California judge rules to keep Obama-era protections for undocumented migrants brought to the US as children.
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U.S. Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Against President Trump's Plan to Phase Out DACA

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A U.S. appeals court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from immediately ending an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation, saying the administration's decision was arbitrary because it was based on a flawed legal theory.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously kept a preliminary injunction in place against Trump's decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Lawsuits by California and others challenging the administration's decision will continue in federal court while the injunction remains in...
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With Kavanaugh on court, White House ready for legal battle over asylum rules

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The administration expects to be sued over its draconian new immigration plan, which may be unveiled as soon as Thursday afternoon - and it expects to win.
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U.S. Democrats seek hearings on Trump's ouster of Sessions

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Congressional Democrats on Thursday demanded emergency hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trump's ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling the move an effort to undermine a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
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When, Where are ‘Nobody Is Above the Law' Protests? March to Protect Mueller From Trump and Matthew Whitaker

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At least one demonstration is planned in every state in the U.S.
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A federal court just gave terrible news to DACA beneficiaries, but it was disguised as good news

A federal court just gave terrible news to DACA beneficiaries, but it was disguised as good news

6 monthes ago   |   By

On Thursday, a federal appeals court handed down a decision that, on the surface, appears to be very good news for undocumented immigrants who are permitted to stay in the country through the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's decision in Regents of the University of California v. Department of Homeland Security upholds a lower court opinion blocking the Trump administration's decision to end DACA.
In reality, however, Regents is the harbinger of what will likely be terrible news for DACA beneficiaries. Now...
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Interior moves to stop tribe from amending lawsuit

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The U.S. Department of the Interior says in a new court filing that Connecticut's Mashantucket Pequot Tribe should not be allowed to amend its lawsuit against the department over a...
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Trump's New A.G. Worked for Scam Firm That Threatened Victims with Krav Maga-Style Beatdowns

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The company was ordered to pay the U.S. $26 million last May.
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Appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant policy

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A U.S. appeals court won't immediately let President Donald Trump end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation
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Appeals Court Rules Against Donald Trump On DACA Program

Appeals Court Rules Against Donald Trump On DACA Program

6 monthes ago   |   By

The court said the Trump administration must continue the program, which protects hundreds of thousands of Dreamers from deportation.
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Trump administration can't end Obama-era protections for 'dreamers,' federal appeals court rules

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SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that President Trump cannot immediately end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals kept in place a preliminary injunction blocking Trump's decision to phase...
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U.S. appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigration program

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By Tom Hals - A U.S. appeals court in California ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration must continue a program begun under former President Barack Obama that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children. The decision by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
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