Tag: Trump Administration

The bleak state of the immigration court system

A recent article by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) outlines the current state of the immigration court system and it is bleak: “In a report released earlier this year, the American Bar Association described the U.S. immigration court system… Read More

Deportation order for 11-year-old draws attention to courts’ woes

The near-deportation of a solitary 11-year-old child earlier this year highlights, critics say, the backlogs and turmoil surrounding federal immigration courts. “A federal immigration judge in Houston signed a deportation order for Laura Maradiaga-Alvarado, originally from El Salvador,… Read More

Health care law in limbo during government shutdown

In December, a federal judge in Texas struck down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but under appeal, the status of the health care law remains in limbo during a partial government shutdown. “The partial government shutdown… Read More

California federal judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

According to the AP, on Sunday, 1/13/19, Judge Haywood Gilliam of California granted a request for a preliminary injunction by California, 12 other states and Washington, D.C.,  to block Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt… Read More