Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Republicans Ignore DOJ’s Request for Funding of Legal Counsel for Migrant Children

            On multiple occasions, the Department of Justice has petitioned Congress for money to provide legal counsel for the large wave of unaccompanied migrant children facing legal proceedings, only to be met with fierce resistance by House Republicans. Recently, the DOJ asked Congress for $13.2 million in order to provide […]

Justice Department Sues Arizona Over Anti-Immigration Law

After much anticipation and speculation that a suit was eminent, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this afternoon that it was filing a lawsuit against Arizona asking a federal judge to declare the state’s new anti-immigration law, SB 1070, as unconstitutional and strike it down. The defendants are named as the state and Arizona Gov. […]