The U.S. District?Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled on Saturday that Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf lacked the authority to suspend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). The Supreme Court decided in June that the Trump administration could not end the DACA program that provided temporary [...]

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US President Donald signed passed an executive order?Thursday that bans American investment in Chinese companies linked to the country’s military. The executive order indicates that “the PRC exploits United States investors to finance the development and modernization of its military.” The concern is with Chinese military firms raising capital by selling securities to the US, [...]

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The Trump campaign, the Republican National Committee, and the Arizona Republican Party filed a lawsuit on Saturday challenging rejected ballots from voters in Maricopa County, where the majority of voters supported the Biden/Harris ticket, according to preliminary results. The Trump campaign alleges that poll workers deviated from protocol by pressing “the so-called ‘green button’ on [...]

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The City of San Francisco has passed a charter amendment removing the requirement that a person must be a US citizen in order to serve on any city board, commission, or advisory body. Currently, people who serve on San Francisco’s advisory bodies must be registered to vote and a U.S. citizen. In July, the proposed [...]

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The US District Court for the Southern District of California Friday expanded the scope of a preliminary injunction that blocked a Trump administration policy severely limiting asylum claims at US ports of entry. The Trump administration first introduced its Asylum Eligibility and Procedural Modifications policy in July 2019. The interim rule found that “an alien [...]

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The US District Court for the Southern District of New York Friday denied injunctive relief and granted motion for summary judgement in a lawsuit brought on by 12 plaintiffs from Israel who were denied voter registration in New York for missing the October 9th postmark deadline. The complaint was brought by a dozen US citizens [...]

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The West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court in Hong Kong charged former pro-independence group leader Tony Chung Thursday with secession, sedition and money laundering, under a new national security law adopted by China’s legislative body in June. Chung, formerly a member of Studentlocalism, the now-defunct pro-independence group that sought to separate Hong Kong from mainland China, was [...]

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In a 2-1 decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit?ruled?Thursday that Minnesota mail-in ballots must be received by election officials no later than Election Day. The case challenged Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon’s instructions to count mail-in ballots up to seven days after Election Day, as a violation of Minnesota election [...]

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California Court of Appeal Associate Justice Jon Streeter has upheld a trial court decision ordering Uber and Lyft to reclassify drivers in California as employees. The ride-sharing companies were first sued for their alleged violation of California state law AB-5, which classifies workers as employees rather than independent contractors “unless the hiring entity demonstrates that [...]

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A four-judge New York appellate panel Thursday unanimously agreed to dismiss state fraud charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Manafort, who was previously sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for money laundering and witness tampering in a federal court, might escape state prosecution for similar crimes. The New York court [...]

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