archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

Immigration in 2019: The year Trump restricted legal immigration and shut off asylum at the border – CBS News

Lee Gelernt has spent much of 2019 crisscrossing federal courts across the country trying to halt some of the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration policies. As the top immigration litigator at the American Civil Liberties Union, Gelernt is accustomed to high-stakes legal fights with different administrations. But in the past 12 months, the veteran civil rights […]

Hanukkah Attack Suspect Grafton Thomas’ Lawyer Calls Ken Cuccinelli’s Immigration Comments ‘a Disgrace’ – The Daily Beast

After a leader in the Trump administration came under fire for seemingly trying to turn the latest violent anti-Semitic attack in New York into an anti-immigrant parable, the target of his smear responded Tuesday, calling his comments “a disgrace.” Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, claimed in a Monday morning […]