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SCOTUS Rejects Request From California Church To Block Worship Restrictions

SCOTUS Rejects Request From California Church To Block Worship Restrictions

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . The Supreme Court rejected a request from a church to block California’s restrictions on religious services. South Bay United Pentecostal Church of Chula Vista, California, filed a petition over Memorial Day weekend saying that Gov. Gavin Newsom’s coronavirus restrictions “arbitrarily discriminate against places of worship in violation of […]

Supreme Court Rebuffs Activists, Reinstates Ban on Encouraging Illegals to Stay in US

Supreme Court Rebuffs Activists, Reinstates Ban on Encouraging Illegals to Stay in US

BY MATTHEW VADUM The Supreme Court unanimously resurrected a federal law struck down by an appeals court that made it a felony to encourage people to come to or stay illegally in the United States. The May 7 ruling was a dramatic victory for the Trump administration, which had urged the high court to reverse a 2018 ruling […]

Supreme Court Makes It Easier to Deport Green Card Holders Convicted of Serious Crimes

Supreme Court Makes It Easier to Deport Green Card Holders Convicted of Serious Crimes

BY JANITA KAN A divided Supreme Court on Thursday ruled to make it easier for the federal government to deport lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who have been convicted of serious crimes. In a 5-4 decision, the top court justices sided against a man who was seeking to cancel deportation orders stemming from firearm and drug offenses. LPRs who are […]

POLITICS | Supreme Court Allows ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

POLITICS | Supreme Court Allows ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

BY IVAN PENTCHOUKOV The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the Trump administration can continue enforcing a policy that requires asylum applicants to wait in Mexico for their U.S. court hearings. The order overturns a lower court decision that would have blocked the policy, at least for people arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and California. The […]

Democrats Unveiled— Think and Believe as We Do—Or Else

Democrats Unveiled— Think and Believe as We Do—Or Else

    By Sigrid Weidenweber No Republican ever threatened the members of the Supreme Court to influence one of their decisions. Oh, they hinted and wished that things would go their way, but they never issued threats or refused to obey the law instituted by the court. Although, there had been calls for biased justices […]

POLITICS | Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Allow ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

POLITICS | Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Allow ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

BY JANITA KAN The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to allow the United States to continue to enforce a policy that would send illegal immigrants to Mexico while they wait for a court to process their claims. The Justice Department (DOJ) filed a request to the top court to lift a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court against […]

Supreme Court Considers Law That Requires Admitting Privileges for Abortion Docs

Supreme Court Considers Law That Requires Admitting Privileges for Abortion Docs

BY MATTHEW VADUM WASHINGTON—A Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have hospital admitting privileges close to where the procedure takes place should be upheld because it protects women’s health, the state’s solicitor general told the Supreme Court on March 4 as protests raged outside. Oral arguments came in the case, June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, as partisan, […]

Supreme Court Allows States to Prosecute Illegal Aliens for Identity Theft

Supreme Court Allows States to Prosecute Illegal Aliens for Identity Theft

BY JANITA KAN The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the power of states to pursue illegal aliens for identity theft, ruling against three men who used someone else’s social security number to gain employment. In the decision, the justice ruled 5-4 that Kansas can rely on false information used by illegal aliens in their tax withholding forms—W4 and K4—to prosecute them […]

Supreme Court To Hear First Major Abortion Case Since Kavanaugh’s Confirmation. Here’s What To Know

Supreme Court To Hear First Major Abortion Case Since Kavanaugh’s Confirmation. Here’s What To Know

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . The Supreme Court will take up June Medical Services v. Russo Wednesday in its first abortion case in four years. Opponents of the law argue that abortion providers shouldn’t have to have admitting privileges in hospital as Louisiana law states. Advocates of the argue it only makes women […]

POLITICS | Trump’s Public Charge Rule For Immigrants Officially Goes Into Effect Following Supreme Court Victories

POLITICS | Trump’s Public Charge Rule For Immigrants Officially Goes Into Effect Following Supreme Court Victories

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER , The Trump administration officially implemented its public charge rule for foreign nationals seeking permanent status, following two key victories in the nation’s highest court. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday put into effect the administration’s new public charge rule, which takes into account a foreign national’s past […]

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