New York, NY—Yesterday, US District Judge Jesse M. Furman issued a decision that the Department of Homeland Security illegally ejected more than 800,000 New Yorkers from the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP), which lets vetted travelers avoid long security lines at airports and land borders.
Green Light Law Vindicated! Federal Judge Dismisses Trump’s Targeting of TTP As ‘Capricious’ and ‘Wrong’
New York, NY-On Monday afternoon, the Supreme Court set aside a Ninth Circuit court order that extended counting efforts for the 2020 Census through October 31, allowing the Trump administration to end counting soon. SCOTUS’ decision could mean that all counting efforts and outreach will end in the next few days.
New York, NY-Under an expanded Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expedited removal policy, any individual anywhere in the country can be deported in as quickly as a day and with no due process. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials will be able to utilize the policy once they complete a mandatory training course.
New York, NY—On Wednesday afternoon, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit rejected the Trump administration’s appeal for a stay on Judge Koh’s order that the headcount for the 2020 Census continue through October 31, while allowing the Census Bureau to continue to try to meet a December 31, 2020, statutory reporting deadline.
New York, NY—A leaked draft report revealed that then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein overruled internal pushback from Republican-appointed U.S. Attorneys against the administration's zero-tolerance prosecution policy used to enact family separation.
New York, NY—On Friday morning, US District Judge Lucy Koh ordered the 2020 Census headcount to continue through October 31. Judge Koh’s order came days after Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’ Twitter directive that October 5 would be the “target end date.
New York, NY-Five weeks ahead of Election Day, there are widespread reports of absentee ballots sent to New York City voters with incorrect names and addresses. Thus far, the ballot errors appear to be concentrated in Brooklyn, a borough of 2.6 million people whose borough elections board has a track record of mismanaging elections.
After Losing Bid to End 2020 Census a Month Early, Secretary Ross Attempts to End Count By Monday, October 5 Via Twitter
New York, NY—Despite US District Judge Lucy Koh’s preliminary injunction ruling last week ordering the headcount of every person in the United States to continue through October 31, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced via Twitter that October 5 would be the new "target date" for ending all 2020 Census counting efforts.
New York, NY—Following the bombshell, but unsurprising, report exposing President Trump’s taxes, an undocumented former employee of the President drew a devastating comparison between the amount of taxes she pays regularly and the $750 Trump paid in 2016. Sandra Diaz, who was undocumented when working for President Trump, also highlighted that many of President Trump’s undocumented workers pay more in taxes than he does.
New York, NY—According to people close to the process, on Saturday evening, President Trump is expected to announce Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his choice to replace US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away one week ago. Appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago by President Trump in 2017, Judge Barrett has demonstrated a commitment to Trump’s extremist agenda, including voting to uphold Trump’s shameful anti-immigrant public charge rule.