Judge blocks deportation of 1,400 Iraqis; latest court to thwart Trump immigration plans

A federal judge late Monday issued an order blocking deportation of some 1,400 Iraqis — many with serious criminal records including murder — ruling that the government sprung a sneak-attack on them, and they must be given a chance to reargue their deportation cases. Judge Mark A. Goldsmith, an Obama appointee to the federal bench, sided […]

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Federal immigration authorities have resumed fast processing of some visa requests by foreign high-tech workers

After a four-month break, federal immigration authorities have resumed fast processing of some visa requests by foreign high-tech workers, the government announced Monday. So-called expediting of H-1B visa applications, in which the government guarantees a decision within 15 days in return for a $1,225 processing fee, will resume immediately for applicants who plan to work at American […]

Florida county sued for detaining US citizen on immigration request

A lawsuit filed against the Miami-Dade County in Florida and its mayor charges them with violating the 4th Amendment rights of a US citizen, according to a coalition of activists and groups that includes the American Civil Liberties Union. Garland Creedle, 18, was arrested in Miami-Dade County in March over allegations of a domestic violence […]

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The Canadian-born physical education instructor James Naismith made an indelible mark on sports history when he invented the game of basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts, in December 1891. With a soccer ball, two peach baskets, a ladder, and ten written rules, Naismith created the sport within two weeks, after he was asked to come up with […]

DOJ ask Supreme Court for ‘immediate intervention’ on immigration ban, documents show

The Trump administration has told the Supreme Court that a lower court ruling earlier this week altering an executive order on immigration would bring thousands more refugees into the county and requires the justices’ “immediate intervention,” according to filing documents obtained early Saturday by Fox News.   In a victory for the administration, the Supreme […]

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