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Border Wall Prototype Testing Has Begun

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/10/2017 at 3:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall our story in September that construction had begun on prototypes for President Trump’s border wall in the San Diego area.

The prototypes are now complete, and testing has begun!

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began physically testing southwestern border wall prototypes this week, according to a spokesman...

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Supreme Ct blocks order that Trump Admin turn over DACA legal advice docs

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 6:00pm 12/9/2017 at 6:00pm

Friday night, the Supreme Court issued an Order (pdf.) staying a lower court ruling requiring the government to turn over thousands of documents related to the termination of DACA. The vote was 5 to 4, with Justice Breyer writing a 10-page dissent joined by Ginsburg, Sotomayor and Kagan.

The full Order and...

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Supreme Court allows Trump’s Third Travel Order to take effect

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 4:41pm 12/4/2017 at 4:41pm

The Supreme Court allowed President Trump’s Third Travel Order to take full effect Monday afternoon, lifting two lower court injunctions against the restrictions.

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Another Government Shutdown Showdown In the Works Over DACA

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 10:00am 11/22/2017 at 10:00am
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After clearly stating that as president he had no power to change immigration law, then-president Obama went ahead in 2012 with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  Obama himself referred to DACA as his “

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ICE Agents Launch Whistleblower Website, Fear Trump “Stabbed them in the back”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:00pm 11/14/2017 at 8:00pm
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One of the key reasons President Trump won last November was his stance on illegal immigration.  Between the wall and his promise to provide relief to ICE agents whose hands were tied by the Obama administration, the president won a first: an endorsement for a candidate in a presidential election from ...

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9th Circuit allows most of Trump Travel Order No. 3 to go into effect

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:51pm 11/13/2017 at 12:51pm
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The District Court in Hawaii recently granted yet another injunction against a Trump Travel Order, in that case Travel Order No. 3. In light of prior Supreme Court stays of similar injunctions, the Hawaii District Court Order was plainly ridiculous. I noted at the time:

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Trump Issues Executive Order Resuming Refugee Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/25/2017 at 1:00pm

Tuesday, Trump issued an Executive Order, reinstating the refugee resettlement program. The program, which was temporarily suspended under a previous travel Executive Order will resume with enhanced vetting for individuals coming from 11 unnamed countries.

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Researcher: Trump supporters still want The Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 23, 2017 at 9:37pm 10/23/2017 at 9:37pm
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Anne Sorock of The Frontier Lab started writing for Legal Insurrection in April 2012 and was a regular contributor for many years. Over time Anne focused more and more of her time at The Frontier Lab, and now writes for us only sporadically.

Anne uses “deep values” research rather than polling and superficial surveys.

In November 2016, just after...

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It’s still the illegal immigration, stupid

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 5:15pm 10/22/2017 at 5:15pm

James Carville famously salvaged Bill Clinton’s political career by focusing on economic problems people were facing during the 1992 campaign.

The term “it’s the economy, stupid,” attributed to Carville as Clinton’s campaign strategist, became the mantra for a generation of Democrat politicians and political strategists:

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Trump Will Extend DACA Deadline if Congress Doesn’t Get it Together

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:00pm 10/18/2017 at 6:00pm

All the hand-wringing and fear-mongering over Trump’s decision to kick DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) to Congress was for naught (as we predicted).

Last week, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) said Trump told him he’s willing to give Congress time to find a way to legally codify DACA, the extra-legal program...

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Maryland Judge Grants Injunction on Trump Travel Order…Again

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11:39am 10/18/2017 at 11:39am
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Yet again, a Maryland Judge followed suit behind Hawaii, granting an injunction on Trump’s third travel executive order.

The order intended to temporarily curb immigration from well-known state sponsors of terror.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Travel Order…Again (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 3:14pm 10/17/2017 at 3:14pm
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Hawaii has it out for Trump’s attempt to curb oft-exploited visas to the U.S. issued in well-established state sponsors of terror.

For the third time, a federal judge in Hawaii has approved a request for a temporary restraining order, putting Trump’s latest travel executive order on hold.

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SCOTUS dismisses 4th Circuit Travel Order case as moot, vacates Maryland District Court judgment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00am 10/11/2017 at 7:00am

We previously wrote how the U.S. Supreme Court was likely to dismiss the two Travel Order cases before it, one from the 4th Circuit (via Maryland District Court) and one from the 9th Circuit (via Hawaii District Court) on grounds of mootness. Both of those...

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White House’s New Congresssional DACA Guidance Has Senate Dems Riled Up

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 9, 2017 at 8:30am 10/9/2017 at 8:30am
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According to an exclusive report published by the Washington Times Sunday evening, the White House submitted a lengthy new immigration plan to Congress.

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ICE Warns California of More Raids After Sanctuary State Law Signed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30am 10/7/2017 at 7:30am
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California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a new law officially making California a sanctuary state.

ICE has a message for the Governor: So I guess that means we’ll have to step up enforcement raids in your state.

The Mercury News reports:

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Work on Trump’s Border Wall Prototypes Begin

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:30am 9/28/2017 at 8:30am
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Despite a recent lawsuit from California politicians, construction of the President Trump’s border wall has entered an exciting new phase of construction.

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SCOTUS wants briefing on whether pending Travel Order case Moot, cancels oral argument

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 2:15pm 9/25/2017 at 2:15pm

When Trump rolled out a new Permanent Travel Order last night, I noted that there was a substantial question whether this rendered the pending Supreme Court case as to Trave Order No. 2 moot:

So what happens to the pending Supreme Court case? It seems that so much of the case as...

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