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DHS Alone Decides Which Asylum-Seekers Go Free, Barr Says

Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that asylum-seekers in expedited immigration removal proceedings who pass “credible fear” interviews and are then given a full deportation hearing cannot be released on bond, overturning a long-standing decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals…

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9th Circ. Lifts Block On ‘Remain In Mexico’ Migrant Policy

The Ninth Circuit on Friday temporarily lifted a California federal court’s order that earlier in the week halted the Trump administration’s policy of pushing asylum-seekers crossing the southwestern border back into Mexico while they await decisions on their immigration cases…

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Resolution To Make Mueller Report Public Blocked In Senate

A resolution calling for the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s election interference probe to be made public stalled in the U.S. Senate on Thursday after passing the House of Representatives earlier in the day without opposition…

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Russian Co. Tied To DNC Hack In Newly Unsealed Report

An internet infrastructure company run by Russian tech exec Aleksej Gubarev played a role in the 2016 hacking of Democratic Party leaders, according to a report by a former government cybersecurity official that was unsealed Thursday as part of a defamation suit Gubarev had brought against BuzzFeed Inc…

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Stormy Daniels Gets New Counsel After Avenatti Drops Her

Stormy Daniels, whose high-profile lawsuit against President Donald Trump over a hush money agreement just suffered a blow, said on Tuesday that she’d hired a new attorney to replace Michael Avenatti after the embattled Los Angeles-based lawyer dropped the adult film actress as a client…

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