Tag: Trump Administration

DACA program, upheld by 9th Circuit, faces its day in Supreme Court

The subject of continued court battles, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could see its fate decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. “An Obama-era program granting hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers protection from deportation will live… Read More

Commerce secretary ordered to testify about Census citizenship question

A Trump administration official will testify out of court about a controversial Census citizenship question, due to a judge’s order. “A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to make its main official behind the 2020 census citizenship… Read More

California shields public sector unions from Supreme Court ruling

California has found itself in a legal standoff against the federal government and Trump administration over a variety of issues, but one could affect union workers who want to decline union membership. “California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed… Read More

Court rejects Department of Defense policy banning transgenders in military

In Doe v. Trump, a federal court has ruled that the government “failed to show what deliberative process it undertook to decide some transgender personnel should not be allowed to serve,” according to Military Times. “In the lawsuit,… Read More

‘Dreamers’ could see fate resolved by Supremes

The future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will become clearer as federal courts wrestle with the Obama-era initiative to shield young immigrants from deportation. And the U.S. Supreme Court may end the controversy once… Read More