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White House Nixes Effort to Oust British Journalist

"Not that there was much drama involved, but the White House responded to a petition asking it deport CNN host Piers Morgan over his views on gun control and said Morgan can stay. In a statement explaining the decision, White House spokesman Jay Carney told the petition’s 109,000 plus signees...

Day Laborer Victory in Texas: Jornaleros v. League City

"This case brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 was tried to the court on September 24-28, 2012. The parties consented to the jurisdiction of this magistrate judge for all purposes, including final judgment (Dkt. 18). At issue is League City's alleged policy of targeting day laborers and applying...

DOJ: Refugee Moms, Kids Locked Up in Texas Aren't 'People,' Have No Rights

Central American moms and kids fleeing for their lives and seeking asylum in the United States are no better than anarchists, and are not among 'the People' protected by the Constitution. Reaching back to a Supreme Court case from 1904 involving an alleged English anarchist imprisoned on Ellis...