Immigration court backlogs have swelled, from 190,000 to almost 800,000 in 2018 — among those asylum claims jumped to almost 150,000 in 2017.
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The Justice Department would not say whether any of the municipalities paid the ransom.
The federal government cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement policies, a federal appeals court ruled Thursd
Review of the Legal Orientation Program by the Department of Justice has left lawyers funded by the program scrambling to figure out how to meet needs moving forward.
While Congressman Lamborn is no fan of marijuana, he now says he supports studying the potential medicinal qualities of it.
The holds have created friction both with Sessions and some of Gardner’s fellow GOP senators who want key law enforcement officials in their states confirmed.
John Walsh pushed for justice department guidance on how to prosecute marijuana during his tenure, and says the Trump administration is making a mistake in reversing course.
A billion-dollar industry in Colorado finds itself on shaky ground after AG Sessions makes a move that contradicts what he once said to senators.
"More people die every year from smoking than from murder, AIDS, suicide, drugs, car crashes and alcohol, combined," the ads say.
Sessions recently sent letters to the governors of Colo., Alaska, Ore. and Wash., detailing his concerns with state regulatory efforts. Colorado has responded.