US Immigration

Brazilian Dad Wins Kid’s Return In Abduction Case At 1st Circ.

A First Circuit panel upheld a lower court’s ruling in favor of a Brazilian man who sued for the return of his daughter after the child’s mother took her to the United States, but the appellate judges tweaked the order to avoid taking sides in a custody dispute between the parents…

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Trump Asks High Court To Lift Block On ‘Remain in Mexico’

The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to pause a Ninth Circuit order that partially blocked the implementation of the “Remain in Mexico” program, arguing the policy is an “enormously effective and indispensable tool” for dealing with immigration along the southern border…

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Watchdog Faults HHS For Migrant Child Separation Response

A report released Thursday by the internal watchdog arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services blamed “interagency communication failures and poor internal management decisions” for HHS’s bungled response to an increase in migrant family separations under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy…

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