Sixteen jurisdictions sue Trump Administration over DACA rescission

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia lost no time going after the Trump administration after its September 5, 2017 DACA rescission, which our previous blog details. On September 6, 2017, they filed their lawsuit against President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the U.S. Citizens and Immigration […]

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Trump administration rescinds DACA, dreamer lodges legal challenge

On September 5, 2017, President Trump’s acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine C. Duke, issued what many have been dreading since he took office: a Memorandum rescinding the Obama administration’s program known as DACA, or Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals. DACA was put in place on June 15, 2012 by way of the document titled […]

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Update on current sanctuary city litigation

On January 20, 2017, President Trump was inaugurated. Not even a week later, on January 25, 2017, he issued this third executive order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States (Sanctuary City EO) on the grounds that “[s]anctuary jurisdictions across the United States willfully violate Federal law” when they “attempt to shield […]

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