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Trump’s legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

WASHINGTON (AP) – First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and ridiculed, their client mercurial and unreliable. But President Donald Trump’s legal team, through a combination of bluster, [...]

Donald Trump’s idea to dump migrants in sanctuaries raises legal questions

The border debate has once again been upended by President Trump’s exploration of a plan to take illegal immigrants nabbed at the U.S.-Mexico border and ship them to sanctuary cities for release. In the abstract, the idea could have relieved [...]

Legal marijuana workers blast citizenship denials over work

DENVER (AP) – U.S. immigration authorities blocked two immigrants’ applications for citizenship because of their work in Colorado’s marijuana industry, their attorneys and Denver officials said, accusing the Trump administration of [...]

As Trump rages over border, Kushner quietly plans legal immigration boost

Hawkish immigration activists are worried that the president will be influenced by Jared Kushner’s more moderate views on immigration. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images white house Hardline activists are ready to oppose any move to expand [...]

Trump declares victory now but legal perils far from over

NEW YORK (AP) – President Donald Trump may be reveling in what he sees as “complete and total exoneration” from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, but his legal perils are far from over. Federal and state investigators [...]

O’Rourke in Nevada praises immigrants, calls for legal pot

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke drew parallels between Las Vegas and his hometown of El Paso, Texas, on Saturday night as he praised the role immigrants play in the U.S. and called for legalizing marijuana, [...]

Gavin Newsom’s death penalty moratorium: Perfectly legal, but wrong

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued a moratorium on the death penalty in his state, granting a reprieve to more than 700 inmates on death row. “The death penalty is unevenly and unfairly applied to people of color,” the governor said [...]

Legal war looms over Trump move to declare border emergency

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images National Emergency Lawmakers, activists and state officials are planning to challenge what they say is a presidential end-run around the Constitution. By JOSH GERSTEIN 02/14/2019 11:40 PM EST Share [...]

Jared Kushner’s lawyer paid nearly $100,000 by Trump campaign for legal fees: Report

Donors contributing to President Trump’s re-election campaign have indirectly given nearly $ 100,000 to a lawyer representing his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, against a lawsuit brought by the Democratic National Committee, ABC News reported [...]

Donald Trump promotes faith-based adoptions in wake of legal furor

President Trump pledged Thursday to protect faith-based adoption, citing the case of a Michigan couple at the center of a lawsuit seeking to stop the state from working with a Catholic charity. During the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, [...]