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Document: Federal Judge Orders Government to Reunite Families

Judge Dana Sabraw of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted a request for an injunction on behalf of a class of immigrants whose children were separated from them by the Department of Homeland Security. The full order is below. For details on to whom the injunction applies, read Judge Sabraw’s order granting class certification.

Executive Power

Trump’s Travel Ban at the Supreme Court: Deference Joined by Nudges Toward Civility

The Supreme Court sought to nudge the president toward more civil rhetoric. But the majority rejected claims that the travel ban exceeded the scope of congressional delegation under the Immigration and Nationality Act or violated the Constitution’s Establishment Clause.

U.S. Supreme Court

Document: Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban in Hawaii v. Trump

On Tuesday, in a 5–4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s September 2017 immigration order restricting entry to the United States by nationals of eight countries, finding that the order did not exceed the president’s authority under Section 1182(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The full ruling is below.

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