Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Supreme Court delivers another blow to the Trump Administration with Gorsuch’s help

The Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a provision of federal law that requires the mandatory deportation of immigrants who have been convicted of some “crimes of violence,” holding that the law is unconstitutionally vague. Justice Neil Gorsuch joined with the more liberal justices for the first time since joining the court to produce a 5-4 […]

Comentarios from Maria: The Immigrant Community Waits On The Supreme Court Decision

The world does not stop turning despite being in the midst of an election cycle, and this week, besides the very important primary elections in the state of New York, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of the United States against the State of Texas. This is the case that […]

Comentarios from Maria: A Week of Big Victories

We’ve just lived through a great week in history! It was a triumphant week not only for the Obama Administration, but also for the civil rights of all Americans. We saw the Supreme Court of the United States decide the constitutional future of the Fair Housing Act, the Healthcare Law, also known as Obamacare, and […]

Supreme Court Delivers Historic Victory for Marriage Equality

In a momentous 5-4 decision on Friday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality and deemed the Constitution allows for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states, and that states may no longer reserve the right to marry for heterosexual couples alone. While critics have decried that same-sex marriage undermines the social […]