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Trump’s new guidelines and executive orders: Nail-biter week for the undocumented

THIS may be one of the most unsettling weeks for kababayans who are living and working in the United States without legal status as the Trump administration unveiled new guidelines to be implemented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). … Continue reading

February 22, 2017

Trump raids the undocumented: What to do to protect yourself and your family

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has intensified his crackdown on undocumented immigrants and many raids have already been conducted to apprehend those who have been living in the United States without legal status. While Trump said he will prioritize deporting undocumented immigrants … Continue reading

February 18, 2017

FLYNNGATE: What the Trump administration needs to explain to the American people

DONALD TRUMP has bigger problems to worry about than his historic 40 percent approval/55 percent disapproval ratings in the most recent Gallup Poll. His less than a month-old presidency has already been saddled with lawsuits one after another, and then … Continue reading

February 15, 2017

No one’s above the law, not even the president

TWO defeats out of two court battles, and Donald Trump is learning the hard way that in the United States, no one is above the law. No one is above the law and the Constitution — even if you were … Continue reading

February 11, 2017

Legal showdown: Is Trump’s travel ban constitutional?

Whether or not you agree with President Donald Trump and his executive order, which bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries (Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen) from entering the U.S. for 90 days, all refugees for 120 days … Continue reading

February 08, 2017

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