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Justice Department to Sue California Over 'Sanctuary' Policies

FILE PHOTO: Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks before the National Sheriffs Association Winter Conference in Washington, Feb. 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

The U.S. Justice Department will file a lawsuit against the state of California alleging it is interfering with the enforcement of federal immigration laws, escalating a long-simmering battle over "sanctuary" policies that try to protect undocumented immigrants against deportation, senior department officials said Tuesday.

Judge Rejects Bid by 18 U.S. States to Revive ACA Subsidies

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A judge on Wednesday refused to block President Donald Trump's decision to end subsidy payments to health insurers under Obamacare, handing Trump a victory against Democratic attorneys general who have regularly challenged the president's policies in court.

Judge in Michigan Blocks Deportation of More Than 100 Iraqis

by Dan Levine, Reuters 06-22-2017

Protesters rally outside the federal court just before a hearing to consider a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqi nationals facing deportation, in Detroit, June 21. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A U.S. district court judge in Michigan has temporarily blocked the deportations of more than 100 Iraqi nationals until a decision is reached over who has jurisdiction over the matter, according to court documents filed on Thursday.

DHS Rescinds Obama Plan to Protect 4 Million Undocumented Immigrants

by Dan Levine, Reuters 06-16-2017

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Kelly said in a statement on Thursday he was rescinding the initiative, known as DAPA, because "there is no credible path forward to litigate the currently enjoined policy."

Another U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

International travelers arrive at Logan airport following President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban in Boston, Mass. Feb. 3. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A second U.S. appeals court on Monday ruled against President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries, largely upholding a lower court's decision.