Ninth Circuit Stays Injunctions Against Trump Immigration Rule

The Ninth Circuit on Thursday stayed two injunctions against a Trump administration rule that makes it easier to deny immigrants green cards based on their use of public benefits, but the rule will remain on hold due to nationwide injunctions issued in two other states.

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DC Circuit Temporarily Stays Order Requiring Disclosure of Mueller Grand Jury Records

The D.C. Circuit handed down a temporary stay Tuesday night on a judge’s ruling that backed the legality of the House impeachment inquiry and ordered the Justice Department to hand over secret Mueller grand jury materials to Democrats.

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Porn Fraud Civil Trial to Continue Despite Criminal Charges

The day after an online porn purveyor removed GirlsDoPorn’s videos and less than a week after federal prosecutors filed sex trafficking charges against its owners and operators, GirlsDoPorn lost a bid to stay the months-long civil trial brought by women who say they were duped to appear in its videos.

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Block of Trump Asylum Rule Holds, but Only in California & Arizona

The Ninth Circuit thwarted the Trump administration Friday by denying its request to stay a lower court’s block of a rule making all asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border ineligible for refugee status unless they applied for and were denied protection in a country they passed along the way.

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