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Bush-Nominated Federal Judge Trumps Trump: A Timeline of the Immigration Ban Rollercoaster

 

 

KRISTEN BARROS – For a second weekend in a row, travelers, airlines, and government attorneys experience yet another broad shift in US immigration rules. The roller coaster all started on January 27th when Trump signed a presidential order banning the citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for 90 days, all refugees for […]

 

 

UK Supreme Court Makes Final Decision on Brexit Debate

 

 

GINA BRIGNOLA – To leave the European Union, a nation must execute Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.[1] After much debate as whether the Prime Minister, now Theresa May, or Parliament can begin the exit process, the High Court of the United Kingdom ruled on November 3, 2016 that Parliament must give its approval before […]

 

 

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Bush-Nominated Federal Judge Trumps Trump: A Timeline of the Immigration Ban Rollercoaster

 

 

KRISTEN BARROS – For a second weekend in a row, travelers, airlines, and government attorneys experience yet another broad shift in US immigration rules. The roller coaster all started on January 27th when Trump signed a presidential order banning the citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for 90 days, all refugees for […]

 

 

UK Supreme Court Makes Final Decision on Brexit Debate

 

 

GINA BRIGNOLA – To leave the European Union, a nation must execute Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.[1] After much debate as whether the Prime Minister, now Theresa May, or Parliament can begin the exit process, the High Court of the United Kingdom ruled on November 3, 2016 that Parliament must give its approval before […]

 

 

Playground Bullies

 

 

ANDREI DAMBULEFF – Some attitudes in the United States are evocative of 6-year-olds hanging out in treehouses or playing a game of kickball during recess where the group as a collective is staunchly inflexible, nailing a sign above the treehouse entrance that has scrawled on it “No Girls Allowed.” Those feelings claw their way up to […]

 

 

End to Cuban “Wet Foot, Dry Foot Policy”

 

 

JORDAN ISICOFF – This week President Obama announced a sea change to the two decades wet foot, dry foot policy promulgated by President Clinton.[1] Over the past 2 decades, Cubans apprehended in international waters were repatriated to Cuba, but Cubans apprehended on dry land, were not repatriated to Cuba. Instead, these Cubans were given the […]

 

 

Passing Gas (oil) With Our Northern Neighbors: The Keystone XL Pipeline Makes An Uncomfortable Comeback

 

 

EMMA HOLLOWELL – According to TransCanada, the group which proposed the building of the Keystone XL pipeline (KXL), “KXL represents a safe, reliable, and environmentally sound way to connect the American economy with an abundant North American energy resource produced by a neighbor that shares a commitment to a clean and healthy environment.”[i] That should […]

 

 

 

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