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DACA

Appeals arguments heard on immigrants brought to US as kids – Associated Press

Attorneys hoping to save an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of people brought into the U.S. as children told a federal appeals court Wednesday that ending the program would cruelly disrupt the lives of thousands who have grown up to become tax-paying, productive drivers of the U.S. economy. An attorney for the

Legal Beat

Court refuses to order Arizona to pay for transgender teen’s surgery – Cronkite News

A federal appeals court has refused to order Arizona’s Medicaid program to pay for the transition surgery of a transgender teen who claimed the state’s failure to do so amounted to sex discrimination. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upheld a lower court that said the 15-year-old had not shown that male chest reconstruction surgery

January 6 committee

Court temporarily delays release of Trump’s Jan. 6 records

A federal appeals court on Thursday temporarily blocked the release of White House records sought by a U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, granting — for now — a request from former President Donald Trump. The administrative injunction issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit effectively bars

Legal Beat

Appeals court rules for Trump taking military money for wall

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a lower court was wrong to bar the Trump administration from taking $3.6 billion from military construction projects for a border wall. A panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that El Paso County and the nonprofit Border Network for Human Rights did not have

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