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New green card rule moves forward

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/28/20, 11:42 am

A divided U.S. Supreme Court greenlighted enforcement of a Trump administration rule allowing officials to require immigrants who apply for permanent residency to prove they do not need public assistance. The justices on Monday voted 5-4 to overturn a lower court’s order and allow the “public charge rule” for green card applicants to go into effect while lawsuits against it work their way through the courts.

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Justices reject Obamacare plea

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/22/20, 12:33 pm

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to fast-track a case challenging the Affordable Care Act, dashing the possibility it would hear the case before the 2020 presidential election.

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Supreme Court allows Kentucky abortion law

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/09/19, 03:19 pm

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left standing a Kentucky law requiring abortionists to perform an ultrasound, describe the results to the mother, and play the unborn baby’s heartbeat aloud before an abortion.

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