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As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

Luz Aurora Vidal and her son, Martín Batalla Vidal, line up to take a bus to Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York. Martin Batalia Vidal is a lead plaintiff in one of the cases to preserve the Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and has seen his name splashed in legal documents since 2016, when he first sued in New York. His case will be heard at the Supreme Court beginning Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK — A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump’s attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Martín Batalla Vidal is a ...

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Supreme Court to weigh move to end program for young immigrants

The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is due to hear arguments next week over the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate a program that protects young, undocumented immigrants from deportation. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, 165 educational institutions (including ...

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Dueling federal cases could decide fate of ‘Dreamers’

United We Dream youths and allies snap their fingers to show support to other Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients speaking to the media after a court hearing last week in Houston in a lawsuit filed by states challenging DACA program, which they say is unconstitutional because it rewrote federal law over Congress’ objections. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Nearly a year after the Trump administration tried to kill an Obama-era program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation, dueling lawsuits will probably determine the fate of hundreds of thousands of people who were brought to the country as children.

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Supreme Court declines to decide fate of ‘Dreamers’ just yet

To achieve a Republican takeover of federal appellate courts, President Donald Trump will have to wait for Democrat-appointed judges to retire or die. Of 164 active appeals judges, 22 are older than 75. (Carolyn Kaster/AP file photo)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to bypass a federals appeals court and get the justices to intervene in the fate of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants ...

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Hogan says Congress must act on immigration program

Gov. Larry Hogan (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says Congress needs to act on immigration reform in light of President Donald Trump’s plan to phase out a program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The Baltimore Sun reports the Republican governor gave his ...

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Trump, McConnell agree on filling federal bench

In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Welcome to Tuesday, the 42nd anniversary of Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme’s attempted assassination of President Gerald Ford. Here are some news items to get the holiday-shortened week started. — Trump and McConnell find common cause on confirming judges. — “Make America ...

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