Jon Parton, CNS, June 28, 2019
"A federal judge in California ruled Friday against the Trump administration in two different lawsuits over the use of $2.5 billion in military funding to build part of a southern border wall.
Last month, U.S. District...
Nathan Solis, CNS, Apr. 12, 2018 - "A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the Justice Department cannot withhold grant funding from cities and counties that do not comply with its immigration policies, and imposed a nationwide injunction...
H.J.Res.61 would fund the federal government through Dec. 11, 2015. Sections 130-133 would extend E-Verify, EB-5 Regional Centers, Nonminister Religious Worker Visas and the Conrad 30 Waiver (visas for rural doctors) through the same date.
"Among many longstanding problems plaguing the U.S. immigration system is the shortage of immigration judges. Over the past decade, Congress has increased immigration enforcement funding exponentially, yet has not provided the immigration courts...
"During the period of October 1-16, 2013, the Executive Office for Immigration Review was operating in a limited capacity due to the lapse in government funding.
Immigration courts nationwide continued to adjudicate detained cases but all other...
Recent letters to Congress from the Major Counties Sheriffs Association , the National Fraternal Order of Police and the National League of Cities opposing proposed 'grant penalties' related to so-called 'sanctuary cities.'
"With the end of the federal fiscal year on Friday, the temporary funding
for 81 immigration-dedicated federal prosecutors like him has also
ended, Justice Department spokeswoman Jessica Smith
said in Washington. Disney is one of 13 whose jobs...