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  • 2nd Circ. Judge Dings Majority's 'Uncharitable' Asylum Ruling March 1, 2021
    A fractured Second Circuit panel tossed an El Salvadoran asylum seeker's appeal, finding that his opposition to gangs was not a political opinion and that he could avoid future beatings, a view the dissenting judge called an "uncharitable" interpretation of the case.

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Biden Revokes Trump’s Pause on Green Cards

President Biden revoked former president Trump’s immigrant visa ban, rejecting the previous administration’s proclamation that the entry of immigrants presents a risk to the U.S. economy during the pandemic. However, he did not take action to revoke the entry ban on...

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Impact of Supreme Court Decision on Travel and Refugee Ban

  Impact of Supreme Court Decision on Travel and Refugee Ban On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld portions of President Trump’s March 6, 2017 Executive Order which would ban from travel to the United States certain nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia,...

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