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Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

More than 100 protestors demonstrated outside the federal courthouse where a federal judge will hear arguments over the U.S. Justice Department's request to block three California laws that extend protections to people in the country illegally, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing on Wednesday.

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Governors pull National Guard over immigration policy

FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file frame from video, a National Guardsman watches over Rio Grande River on the border in Roma, Texas. The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically significant rejection of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in children being separated from their families. (AP Photo/John Mone, File)

ANNAPOLIS — The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically significant rejection of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted ...

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Md. immigration attorneys: Quotas on judges will impede due process

‘It is disheartening to think that a judge won't be able to give a case thoughtful consideration when they have arbitrary production quotas to reach,’ Towson immigration lawyer Nicole M. Whitaker says of the Trump administration’s recent announcement of a quota system for judges.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Nicole M. Whitaker knows the federal immigration courts are backlogged and overburdened; she already has cases scheduled in 2021. But she and other Maryland immigration lawyers say the Trump administration’s recent announcement of production quotas for immigration judges does not solve the problem.

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