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That border wall won’t be a physical wall, says Sen. Lankford

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 7:00pm 1/4/2018 at 7:00pm

That “big beautiful wall” won’t exactly be a wall at all, Sen. Lankford (R-OK) told The Hill Thursday.

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CA Gov. Jerry Brown pardons immigrants slated for deportation due to criminal convictions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 7:30pm 12/29/2017 at 7:30pm

File this story under “Elections Have Consequences.”

California Governor Jerry Brown Brown used a Christmas holiday tradition and granted pardons to two immigrants who were on the verge of being deported for committing crimes while in this country.

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Trump to Dems: You Want 800k DACA Dreamers to Stay? Then Fund The Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/29/2017 at 3:30pm

The Democrats hope to push through legislation to protect those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but President Donald Trump made it known today that will not happen unless there is funding for a wall and changes to our immigration system.

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9th Circuit rules against Trump Travel Order No. 3

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 8:30pm 12/22/2017 at 8:30pm
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled against President Trump’s Third Travel Order on virtually the same grounds it blocked a March iteration of the order.

A copy of the Opinion (pdf.) is embedded at the bottom of this post.

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What will 2018 DACA deal look like? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/22/2017 at 5:00pm

When Donald Trump announced a phased-out end to Obama’s illegal DACA program, which made an executive branch end round around the Constitution and Congress, Trump made clear he wanted Congress to pass legislation dealing with the problem.

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DACA Advocates Pressure Democrats To Shut Down Government

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7:01pm 12/18/2017 at 7:01pm

It doesn’t look like Congress is going to act on Obama’s unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) any time soon.  Listless Congressional Democrats, pressured by their base and DACA advocates, are reportedly mulling over attaching it to a budget bill in the hopes that they can pull enough GOP support...

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CBO Report: Legalizing Dreamers Projected to Cost $25.9 Billion Over 10 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/17/2017 at 1:00pm
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President Trump has kicked Obama’s unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) back to Congress and stated that he will extend his initial six month deadline if Congress fails to act.

While there doesn’t appear to be much (any?) movement on this in either the House or the Senate, the Congressional Budget...

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HHS: Two Illegal Alien Teens Can Leave U. S. For Abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 4:30pm 12/16/2017 at 4:30pm
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The Trump administration has refused to facilitate at taxpayer expense the abortions of two illegal alien teens and has stated that they can leave the U. S. for abortions.

The Sun Herald reports:

The Trump administration says two pregnant immigrant teens who are being held in federal custody and prevented from obtaining abortions...

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Thirty-four Congressional Republicans Push DACA Amnesty By Year’s End

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:30am 12/11/2017 at 11:30am
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We’ve been covering the on-going DACA saga here at LI; President Trump tossed Obama’s unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) back to Congress, initially giving them six months to get a bill to his desk that would enshrine some version of DACA into law.

The president later announced that he would...

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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.

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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:

I can’t say I’m surprised by the...

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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

http://dailycaller.com/2017/10/21/are-us-voters-in-for-a-rude-awakening-in-2018-elections-video/
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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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