• Supreme Court Rules Against Ending DACA Program

    The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The 5-4 ruling was written by Chief Justice John Roberts and joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Stephen Breyer and Sonia […]

  • Palm Springs leaders and activists celebrate Supreme Court ruling

    Almost a decade ago, Richard Noble marched from coast to coast, promoting the need for LGBTQ civil rights. This week, the Supreme Court ruled LGBTQ individuals can not be discriminated against for sexual orientation or gender identity in the work place. “This is the greatest day of my life,” said Richard Noble, “I’m thrilled that […]

  • Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenge to California Sanctuary Law

    The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a lower court opinion upholding one of California’s so-called sanctuary laws that limits cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities, a measure that the Trump administration says is meant to “undermine” federal immigration enforcement. The Trump administration had asked the court to step in and review the law […]

  • Supreme Court: Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ+ Workers

    Federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The landmark ruling will extend protections to millions of workers nationwide and is a defeat for the Trump administration, which argued that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act that bars discrimination based on sex did not extend to claims of gender identity and […]

  • Supreme Court delays oral arguments scheduled for April

    The Supreme Court said on Friday that it will postpone the remaining two weeks of oral arguments that were set to begin on April 20 and it is considering rescheduling some of the 20 or so cases that it has had to put off so far in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The delayed cases include […]

  • US Supreme Court lets ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy stay in place

    (CNN) — The Supreme Court said on Wednesday that the controversial Trump administration “Remain in Mexico” asylum policy can stay in effect while legal challenges play out. The court’s order is a victory for the administration, which warned there would be a “rush to the border” if the policy that has been in effect for a year was blocked […]

  • Schumer says he used the wrong words following Supreme Court backlash

    (CNN) — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said he used the wrong words in his comments about Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, saying they were not a threat. Schumer’s remarks on the Senate floor came after a slew of condemnations coming from Republicans — including some […]

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