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Supreme Court Allows Feds to Enforce Restrictive Asylum Rule Nationwide
Posted on 12 Sep 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amy Howe, Sept. 11, 2019 "The Trump administration won a major (if, at least for now, only temporary) victory on immigration today at the Supreme Court. The justices gave the government the go-ahead to enforce a new rule that would bar most immigrants... Read More

Judge Restores Nationwide Block of New Asylum Rule
Posted on 9 Sep 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Maria Dinzeo, CNS, Sept. 9, 2019 "Citing the need to “maintain uniform immigration policy,” a federal judge on Monday restored a nationwide block of a Justice Department rule that makes asylum seekers ineligible for refugee status unless... Read More

Asylum Ban Litigation: Supreme Court Declines to Stay Injunction
Posted on 22 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Dec, 21, 2018 - "In a brief order on Dec. 21, the Supreme Court denied the Trump administration’s request for a stay of the preliminary injunction against the asylum ban issued earlier this week by Judge Jon Tigar of the Northern... Read More

Litigation Over the Asylum Ban Continues: District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction
Posted on 20 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Dec. 20, 2018 - "On Tuesday, Dec. 19, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar of the Northern District of California granted a preliminary injunction against the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule precluding asylum grants... Read More

TRO Granted: Trump's Asylum Ban Blocked by Federal Court
Posted on 20 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington Post, Nov. 20 2018 - "A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from denying asylum to migrants who crossed the southern border illegally, saying the president violated a “clear command” from Congress... Read More

Judge Nixes Military Roadblocks for Immigrants: Kuang v. DOD
Posted on 19 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicholas Iovino, Courthouse News, Nov. 16, 2018 - "A federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a policy that allegedly treats non-citizens in the military as “second-class recruits” and prevents them from... Read More

Bond Victory in San Francisco: Liborio Ramos v. Sessions
Posted on 16 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Pangea Legal, Mar. 15, 2018 - "On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Pangea client, Floricel Liborio Ramos, was freed from immigration detention after substantial litigation , multiple appeals, and requests for her release. Today, on her first day free after... Read More