In February, the American Civil Liberties Union, together with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, filed a lawsuit against President Trump and other government entities, claiming that they prevented thousands of people, applying for residency, citizenship and asylum, from entering the country. And last month, Richard Jones, a U.S. District Judge in Seattle, affirmed the request […]
After more than ten years of civil proceedings, accusations, case building and public denouncements, one of the most high profile cases of the last decade ended in a whisper last month with a hung jury and a consequent mistrial. The question now is what further action will be taken against Bill Cosby, especially considering the […]
In a display of solidarity with the anti-immigration Trump administration, the United States House of Representatives passed two measures in June that, if confirmed by the Senate, would establish xenophobic policies in the US. Kate’s law, named after Kathryn Steinle who was shot by an illegal immigrant, would increase the maximum penalties for an illegal […]
From C-Span: During a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel, President Trump answers a question about Donald Trump, Jr.
In February, Donald Trump issued an executive order asking EPA director Scott Pruitt, an avid climate change denier, to review the so-called Clean Water Rule. In late June, Pruitt’s agency, together with the Army Corps of Engineers, has submitted a proposal to rescind the rule and return to the original regulatory language from before the […]