Foreign Policy and National Security

Ohio AG Asks 6th Circ. To Halt Upcoming Opioid Bellwether

Ohio’s attorney general on Friday urged the Sixth Circuit to halt an upcoming bellwether trial that’s part of multidistrict litigation against drugmakers blamed for the opioid crisis, calling the claims made by two Buckeye State counties in the bellwether case an “intrusion onto sovereign territory”…

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LA Says Federal Grants Can’t Be Tied To Immigration Policies

The city of Los Angeles asked a California federal court on Wednesday to block the Trump administration from forcing communities to partner with the federal government on immigration enforcement as a condition for qualifying for certain U.S. Department of Justice funding grants…

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USCIS Special Immigrant Juvenile Policy Blocked, For Now

A Washington federal judge on Wednesday granted class certification to a group of young migrants challenging a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services rule change making it more difficult for them to get special protections, and temporarily blocked the agency from implementing the policy in the Evergreen State…

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