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Tree Trimming Firm Pays Biggest Fine in U.S. Immigration Case

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A tree trimming company has been handed the largest penalty imposed in a United States immigration case, totaling $95 million, after pleading guilty to employing illegal immigrants, Reuters reports.

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How Supreme Court Justices Could Avoid Issuing a Verdict on Trump’s Travel Ban

How Supreme Court Justices Could Avoid Issuing a Verdict on Trump’s Travel Ban

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Getting rid of the case would allow the justices to avoid second-guessing the president on a matter of national security or endorsing an especially controversial part of Trump’s agenda, the AP reports.

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CEOs See a ‘Sad Day’ After Trump’s DACA Decision

CEOs See a ‘Sad Day’ After Trump’s DACA Decision

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Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, tweeted that his company would fight for the people affected by Trump’s action to be “treated as equals.”

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Largest Immigration Law Firm in U.S. is Busy, Very Busy

Largest Immigration Law Firm in U.S. is Busy, Very Busy

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The only large U.S. law firm in the country dedicated solely to immigration work is in crisis management mode in the wake of President Donald Trump’s immigration order, reports Bloomberg Law.

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Uber CEO to Leave Trump Advisory Council After Criticism

Uber CEO to Leave Trump Advisory Council After Criticism

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick responded to an onslaught of criticism to his joining President Trump’s economic advisory council by resigning from the council on Thursday, reports The New York Times.

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Many More Legal Challenges Likely for Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

Many More Legal Challenges Likely for Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

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Scholars say that President Trump’s executive order on immigration is likely to face a series of new legal challenges about whether it violates a 1965 anti-discrimination law and the Constitution, The Washington Post reports.

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Is Trump Immigrant Order Repeating History? An Attorney Says Maybe

Is Trump Immigrant Order Repeating History? An Attorney Says Maybe

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The First Amendment prohibits government action that favors one religion over another, and the current executive order clearly does so by giving non-Muslims priority status, says David Coale of Lynn Pinker Cox Hurst.

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Tech Industry Reacts to Trump’s Order on Immigration With Fear and Frustration

Tech Industry Reacts to Trump’s Order on Immigration With Fear and Frustration

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Donald Trump’s executive order Friday banning citizens of certain countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days blindsided the technology industry, reports The Los Angeles Times.

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Ted Cruz’s Call to ‘Secure’ Muslim Neighborhoods Stirs a Backlash

Ted Cruz’s Call to ‘Secure’ Muslim Neighborhoods Stirs a Backlash

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GOP presidential candiate Senator Ted Cruz angered American Muslims on Tuesday with a call to “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods” in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, reports The New York Times.

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Last Call for H-1Bs

Last Call for H-1Bs

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The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa in the United States which allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. The deadline to file is April 1, 2016.

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