Federal Court Strikes Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban in Momentous Victory

Yesterday, a federal judge in the District of Columbia struck down the Trump administration’s second asylum ban ends a sweeping policy that had shut down asylum for most people entering the United States at the southern border. The court’s decisive action could not have come soon enough, as the rule … [Read More...] about Federal Court Strikes Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban in Momentous Victory



  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Administration Asylum Rule
    by PERM News on July 2, 2020

    WASHINGTON — A federal judge appointed by President Trump has ruled that the Trump administration must end a policy that effectively bars most Central American migrants fleeing poverty and persecution from obtaining asylum in the United States. The asylum rule in question prevents migrants […]

  • Five Recent Times California Fought Trump on Immigration—and Why They All Were Mistakes
    by PERM News on July 1, 2020

      A recent Sacramento Bee article points out five times California fought President Trump on immigration within the last few years. Predictably, it omits the consequences of each of its actions. Below are how its elected and appointed officials created or could have created problems for the […]

  • Supreme Court limits First Amendment rights of US companies’ foreign affiliates
    by PERM News on June 30, 2020

    The US Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Monday that requiring foreign groups to have explicit policies opposing prostitution and sex trafficking in order to receive federal funds applies to US companies’ foreign affiliates because they do not possess First Amendment rights. The case, Agency for […]

  • COVID-Related Consular Closures Affect Many
    by PERM News on June 29, 2020

    The  U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq is among the many COVID-related closures of U.S. consulates that have stranded immigrants around the globe. As this pandemic keeps borders shut, closed consulates are the biggest barrier for many, couples are separated, H-1B workers and students remain stuck […]

  • Court rules that US government must release migrant children held during COVID-19
    by PERM News on June 28, 2020

    US District Court Judge Dolly Gee ruled on Friday that the federal government cannot keep migrant children detained during the COVID-19 pandemic. In its minutes, the court stated that while it “appreciates both ICE’s and ORR’s efforts to reduce the number of Class Members in their […]

    by PERM News on June 27, 2020

    Three days after President Trump took his re-election campaign to a construction site of his border wall in Arizona, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that he had defied Congress’ constitutional authority over federal spending by redirecting $2.5 billion in military funds to build 130 […]

  • Supreme Court rules asylum seekers cannot obtain review under federal habeas statute
    by PERM News on June 26, 2020

    The US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday in Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam that asylum seekers can be denied review of their immigration status under the federal habeas statute. This case came about when Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam was caught crossing the border into the US. The […]

  • Trump Commemorates the 200th Mile of the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall in Arizona
    by PERM News on June 25, 2020

     President Donald Trump commemorated the 200th mile of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in San Luis, Arizona, on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Q Can I ask a question on the wall, How’s it looking? Donald J. Trump replies: ”I think it’s great. It’s great. It’s going to be […]