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Trump administration tells Supreme Court it ‘owns’ termination of DACA program

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it has decided that the program that shields from deportation young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children should end regardless of its legality, and there would ...

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Supreme Court will decide constitutionality of consumer watchdog bureau

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider whether the structure of the watchdog Consumer Financial Protection Bureau created by Congress in 2010 is unconstitutional, something the Trump administration and even the bureau’s director say they now ...

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Justices to review quick removal of some migrants

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Friday it will review a lower court decision that hinders the Trump administration’s desire to more quickly deport undocumented immigrants after their requests for asylum have been denied. The case concerns “expedited removal,” a ...

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Supreme Court seems divided over whether Beltway Sniper deserves resentencing

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court seemed divided Wednesday on whether Lee Boyd Malvo, the 17-year-old Beltway Sniper whose deadly 2002 shooting spree terrorized the Washington region, deserves a resentencing hearing because his youth was not weighed before he was sentenced ...

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Justices hear arguments on Puerto Rico oversight

WASHINGTON – The more they heard, the more hesitant Supreme Court justices seemed to be Tuesday about disrupting the work of the board Congress put in place to fix Puerto Rico’s catastrophic economic problems. If the hundreds of billions of ...

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