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Trump Administration Asks High Court to Drop Travel-Ban Case

Trump Administration Asks High Court to Drop Travel-Ban Case

By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News President Donald Trump’s administration told the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday it should dismiss its pending case over the president’s travel ban, an action that would let lower courts take the first look at the most recent version. In a letter filed at the court’s request, the administration said two appeals

A demonstrator displays a placard in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters while protesting the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg

Travel Bans Spur Growth for Refugee Aid Group

By Melissa Heelan Stanzione, Bloomberg BNA The International Refugee Assistance Project hoped there would be an outcry and support for its mission when the humanitarian and legal aid group found out about President Donald Trump’s first travel ban in January. After getting a leaked draft of the executive order prohibiting travelers from seven mostly-Muslim countries

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Trump Travel Ban Faces Further Limits After Hawaii Ruling 

By Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg News  A federal judge in Hawaii ruled that the Trump administration didn’t conform with the Supreme Court’s instructions in rolling out its temporary travel ban. The decision means many people covered by the government’s restrictions would be allowed to enter the U.S. In an order late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Derrick

Demonstrators hold signs and march during the "Free The People Immigration March" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Photographer: Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg

Immigration Law Firms Gear Up For Newest Version of Travel Ban

Immigration-focused law firms may not longer be in crisis mode, but on the eve of the Trump Administration’s “Travel Ban 2.0,” they were gearing up for more uncertainty. The ban, which prohibits for 90 days travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, was partially reinstated by the Supreme Court on Monday. The justices exempted people who have

Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court pose during their formal group photograph in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Seated left to right; Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Standing left to right; Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch. The Senates confirmation of Gorsuch in April restored the generally conservative majority that existed before Justice Antonin Scalias death last year. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Top Court Largely Revives Trump Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

 The U.S. Supreme Court cleared much of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect this week and agreed to hear arguments in the fall, giving the president at least partial vindication for his claims of sweeping power over the nation’s borders. Trump called the decision a “clear victory for our national security.” The ban

Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court pose during their formal group photograph in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Seated left to right; Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Standing left to right; Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch. The Senates confirmation of Gorsuch in April restored the generally conservative majority that existed before Justice Antonin Scalias death last year. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Trump Visits Supreme Court as Travel Ban Decision Looms 

President Donald Trump paid his first official visit to the U.S. Supreme Court, just as the justices are considering what to do with his embattled travel ban. Trump and his wife Melania on Thursday attended a formal investiture ceremony for Justice Neil Gorsuch, whom the president nominated to fill a high court vacancy. Trump’s visit

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Legal War Over Trump’s Halted Travel Ban Resumes Without Fanfare

By Andrew Harris and Justin Sink, Bloomberg News Donald Trump doesn’t talk much about his travel ban these days. In a speech marking his 100th day in office, the president made just passing reference to his administration’s “historic steps” to restrict visas from those with nefarious intent, and promised to “keep radical Islamic terrorists the

Protesters wave American flags as bodega owners, workers and supporters demonstrate during a strike in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 2 2017. Photographer: Kholood Eid/ Bloomberg

A Pro Bono Groundswell After Trump’s Immigration Order (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is director of pro bono activities at Mayer Brown. By Marcia Tavares Maack, Mayer Brown After President Trump’s Jan. 27 Executive Order implementing a travel ban into the U.S. was issued, there was a well-publicized outpouring of legal assistance from Big Law lawyers stepping up to help immigrants and

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