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Relist Watch: The Muller Report

John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. I normally try to have Relist Watch written up by Wednesday after the court issues its order list. Here it is late Thursday and I’m just getting it out. It’s not just that I’m lazy, though I am. It’s that I’ve been mulling over the five new relists, and what I think their prospects are for Supreme Court review. In fact, I’ve been mulling these cases so deeply that you could call today’s installment the “Muller Report.” I like the ring of it. I’ve also spent ...
Tags: Featured, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington, Oregon, San Francisco, Indiana, Dhs, United States, Nielsen, Illinois, Smith, Naacp, Ada


Will undocumented immigrants avoid new state health benefits?

By Virginia Gaglianone and Yesenia Amaro, The USC Center for Health Journalism Collaborative More than anything else, Claudia Navarro wanted health insurance for her children when she arrived in the United States. Navarro’s daughter has spina bifida — a congenital condition her doctors in Mexico said would kill the girl within a year. But Navarro didn’t give up on her baby. Instead, she brought her two young children to the U.S. to seek medical help. She obtained limited Medi-Cal benefits for he...
Tags: Health, News, California, Washington, Mexico, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Department Of Homeland Security, Medicaid, Ana, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Univision, Arthur


Inside the Department of Homeland Security after the purge

The recent shakeup has left DHS leadership in a state of limbo and more than half its top roles filled by temporary leaders even as it's charged with containing the worsening situation at the border.
Tags: Dhs, Cnn, Department Of Homeland Security


Trump & Co. Are Crossing Big, Bright Red Lines—and They’re Getting Away With It

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/Photos Getty/Jenny DettrickWhatever revelations the redacted version of the Mueller report may hold, they will not be as disturbing as the behavior of President Trump and his team in the days and weeks leading up to its release. That is not a reference to the president’s panic-tweeting, nor does it refer to his other efforts to distract, obfuscate, or shift blame. Instead, it is acknowledgement of something more insidious that is afoot, something...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Russia, America, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Department Of Justice, Republican Party, Department Of Homeland Security, Irs, Trump, Democratic Party


Ashton Kutcher's nonprofit wants to abolish child sex abuse on the internet with backing from a $280 million TED-sponsored fund

Ashton Kutcher's nonprofit company, Thorn, is one of eight organizations to receive money from the Audacious Project, a TED-backed fund giving away $280 million this year. Thorn's technology helps companies and law enforcement agents defend children from online sexual abuse. The company plans to use the Audacious funding to build out its software, which is already being beta tested by Imgur and Flickr. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. In 2018, the United States saw millions of re...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood, Congress, Trends, Ted, Mit, United States, Ashton Kutcher, Flickr, Jack Dorsey, Environmental Defense Fund, Department Of Homeland Security, Imgur, Thorn, Kutcher, Center for Policing Equity


Attorney General Barr Decides Asylum Seekers Who Show Credible Fear Are Ineligible for Bond

Only the Department of Homeland Security could allow their release
Tags: News, Immigration, Uncategorized, Department Of Justice, Department Of Homeland Security, Barr, Onetime


TIMELINE: Inside Trump’s Escalating Anti-Immigrant Attacks

President Donald Trump kicked off his campaign back in 2015 by attacking immigrants and Mexico. Now, as the 2020 campaign begins in earnest, Trump has ramped up his incendiary anti-immigrant rhetoric yet again. “Secure the Border NOW” one subject line from Trump’s campaign blared on Monday, above an email that asserts the country is “too full, and the problem will only get worse until we secure the border.” “FINISH THE WALL” another recent email yelled, before telling its recipient that “Demo...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Mexico, White House, Politico, Immigration, Dhs, Cnn, United States, Border, Fox News, Secret Service, Michigan, CBP, The New York Times


DHS Advisory Council recommends 'emergency' steps for family surge at the border

The Homeland Security Advisory Council announced emergency actions on Tuesday that the Department of Homeland Security should take to address the surge of migrant families and children, primarily from Central America, arriving at the US-Mexico border.
Tags: US, Cnn, Department Of Homeland Security, Central America, Homeland Security Advisory Council, DHS Advisory Council


Bureaucratic glitch: UK suspends visa enrolment for American citizens

Americans applying for work, study or settlement visas have been turned away because of a ‘technical issue’, Home Office saysBiometric enrolment for American citizens seeking to move to the UK has been suspended for more than two weeks because the British government missed a payment to the Department of Homeland Security, according to sources familiar with the bureaucratic glitch.Americans applying for work, study or settlement visas have been turned away from application support centres in the ...
Tags: UK, US, UK News, World news, US news, Immigration and asylum, Department Of Homeland Security


DHS Might Classify Fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction Because Everything Is Unbelievably Stupid Now

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security might classify fentanyl, a highly addictive pain reliever that’s at the center of American’s opioid epidemic, as a weapon of mass destruction, according to a leaked document obtained by military-focused news site Task & Purpose.Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Dhs, CBP, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Department of Homeland Security, Illegal Drugs, Fentanyl, President Trump, Opioid Crisis


Pentagon expected to tap DHS official as next spokesman

The Pentagon has asked Jonathan Hoffman, a spokesman at the Department of Homeland Security, to be the next spokesman at the Defense Department, several officials tell CNN.
Tags: Dhs, Cnn, Pentagon, Department Of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Jonathan Hoffman


House Chairmen Demand White House Documents on Trump’s ‘Alarming’ Sanctuary City Plan

REUTERSThree powerful House Democrats are requesting the White House release all documents relating to President Trump’s plan to conduct a targeted release of undocumented immigrants in so-called “sanctuary cities,” a policy intended to serve as retribution for Democrats for failing to sign on with the president’s immigration agenda.In a letter sent on Monday morning, Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Bennie Thompson (D-MS)—chairs of the House Oversight, Judiciary and Homel...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, House, Cambridge, Homeland Security, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Bennie Thompson, Jerrold Nadler, Mick Mulvaney, Kevin McAleenan, Marc McGovern, Reps Elijah Cummings D, House Oversight Judiciary and Homeland Security


Trump Seizes On Idea Of Sending Immigrants To Sanctuary Cities

Steve Inskeep talks to Jonathan Meyer, deputy general counsel in the Department of Homeland Security under President Obama, about the possibility migrants might be transferred to sanctuary cities.
Tags: News, Obama, Department Of Homeland Security, Steve Inskeep, Jonathan Meyer


Trump Sees an Obstacle to Getting His Way on Immigration: His Own Officials

The president’s removal of Department of Homeland Security officials was the culmination of months of clashes over policies many say were legally dubious, unethical or impractical.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, Nielsen, Department Of Homeland Security, Miller, Trump, Illegal Immigration, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Right of, Citizenship and Naturalization, Stephen (1985-


Trump Again Floats Busing Migrants To Sanctuary Cities, Decries Reporting On It

President Donald Trump on Saturday re-stated his belief that sanctuary cities should take in migrants and asylum seekers who are released from government custody. But it was not clear whether he would actually order the Department of Homeland Security to begin transporting people in its custody to sanctuary cities, or whether the tweets were meant as political attacks alone. When The Washington Post first reported Thursday on early, behind-the-scenes discussions among Trump administration off...
Tags: Usa, News, California, Mexico, White House, Immigration, Dhs, Cnn, New York Times, Ice, Customs, Oakland, Times, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post


Trump Said He’d Pardon Border Official If He Broke Law By Denying Migrants: CNN

The Department of Homeland Security denied the report, which CNN sourced to two senior administration officials.
Tags: News, Cnn, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump


Trump Told Head Of Border Patrol He’d Pardon Him If He Broke Immigration Law

During his visit to the border in Calexico, California last week, President Trump told the then-head of Customs and Border Patrol, Kevin McAleenan, who is now the acting head of the Department of Homeland Security, that he would pardon him if he were jailed for violating immigration law, CNN reported Friday. According to officials briefed on the conversation, Trump told McAleenan he would “pardon him if he ever went to jail for denying U.S. entry to migrants,” one of the officials said. It wa...
Tags: News, Immigration, Cnn, Customs, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Border Patrol, Trump, Calexico California, Kevin McAleenan, Nicole Lafond, McAleenan


UPDATE: Trump ‘Giving Strong Considerations’ To Targeting ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Hours earlier, a Department of Homeland Security spokesperson said the proposal had been shelved.
Tags: News, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump


WH Mulled Dumping Immigrant Detainees In Sanctuary Cities, Targeting Trump Foes

On at least two occasions in the last six months, the White House considered releasing immigrant detainees onto the streets of sanctuary cities as a way to target President Trump’s political foes, The Washington Post reported. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) district in San Francisco was one of the primary targets, Department of Homeland Security officials told the Post. The Post obtained emails that show the idea was first floated in November when a migrant caravan was approaching...
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, Mexico, White House, Immigration, San Francisco, CA, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Customs Enforcement, Sanctuary Cities, Nicole Lafond, Post The Post


"The Trump administration pressured the Department of Homeland Security to release immigrants detained at the southern border into so-called sanctuary cities in part to retaliate..."

"... against Democrats who oppose President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN on Thursday. Trump personally pushed Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to follow through on the plan, the source said. Nielsen resisted and the DHS legal team eventually produced an analysis that killed the plan, which was first reported by The Washington Post. The proposal is another example of Trump's willingness to enact hardline immigration policies t...
Tags: Law, White House, Dhs, Cnn, Homeland Security, Nancy Pelosi, Nielsen, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post, Miller, Trump, Pelosi, Stephen Miller, Ann Althouse, Trump and immigration


Trump aides considered releasing detained immigrants into sanctuary cities in revenge against Democrats, leaked emails reveal

White House officials have tried to pressure US immigration authorities to release migrants detained at the border onto the streets of “sanctuary cities” to retaliate against Donald Trump's political adversaries. The Washington Post which reviewed emails on the issue and spoke to unnamed officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said the White House proposed the measure at least twice in the past six months.According to the emails, the measure was first suggested in Novembe...
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Trump told DHS to release detained immigrants in 'sanctuary cities'

The Trump administration pressured the Department of Homeland Security to release immigrants detained at the southern border into so-called sanctuary cities in part to retaliate against Democrats who oppose President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN on Thursday.
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White House considered releasing detained migrants in sanctuary cities – report

Officials sought to pressure immigration authorities in effort to retaliate against Trump’s political opponents, Washington Post reportsWhite House officials have tried to pressure US immigration authorities to release migrants detained at the border into so-called sanctuary cities such as San Francisco to retaliate against Donald Trump’s political adversaries, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The Post, which reviewed emails on the issue and spoke to unnamed officials at the Department o...
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Trump pressured Nielsen to release detained immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities

The Trump administration pressured the Department of Homeland Security to release immigrants detained at the southern border into so-called sanctuary cities in part to retaliate against Democrats who oppose President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN on Thursday.
Tags: Cnn, Nielsen, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump


The move by administration officials was intended in part to retaliate against Democrats who oppose the President's plans for a border wall

The Trump administration pressured the Department of Homeland Security to release immigrants detained at the southern border into so-called sanctuary cities in part to retaliate against Democrats who oppose President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN on Thursday.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump


This Week: The Real Problem With Trump’s DHS Purge

The ousted Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles recently said that he “was told weeks ago by the administration that transitions in leadership should be expected across the Department of Homeland Security.” Those “transitions in leadership” have now touched the DHS secretary, the acting deputy DHS secretary, the acting ICE director, and Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan (who’ll take over as acting DHS secretary). Reportedly, the director of U.S. Citizenship an...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Nbc News, Dhs, Cnn, New York Times, Treasury, Secret Service, Nielsen, Accenture, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Irs


President Trump Wants To Make Immigration Key in 2020. Who Does That Help?

The shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security this week suggests that President Trump is angling to make immigration a centerpiece of the 2020 election. The bet, it seems, is that if the President pushes the border back into the political limelight, it will animate his base—while forcing Democrats onto the defensive. But will the…
Tags: News, Immigration, Uncategorized, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, President Donald Trump, 2020 Election


Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

Donald Trump has complained that US border troops cannot “get a little rough” with migrants because “everybody would go crazy”.The president lamented that his military “can’t act like they would normally act” by being heavy-handed with refugee families.He blamed “horrible laws that Democrats will not change” and said he was considering deploying more troops to the Mexico border to stop migrants attempting to cross into the US.Speaking to reporters in Texas, Mr Trump said: “Iâ...
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, US, Democrats, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Latin America, Trump


GLOCK is Awarded Contract for U.S. Customs and Border Protection

GLOCK is Awarded Contract for U.S. Customs and Border Protection SMYRNA, Ga. –-(Ammoland.com)- GLOCK, Inc., a global leader in firearm manufacturing, was awarded a contract to supply U.S. Customs and Border Protection with the newest generation of GLOCK pistols after an extensive solicitation process. With more than 45,000 sworn agents and officers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection controls and protects the nation’s borders and has operations at over 330 ports of entry. The contract calls f...
Tags: Guns, America, United States, CBP, Customs, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Customs, Border Protection, Glock, Shooting Industry News, GLOCK Inc, Smyrna Georgia, Robert E Perez, Josh Dorsey, Border Protection SMYRNA Ga Ammoland com GLOCK Inc