ADEA Washington Update

Federal Judges Undercut Third Attempt at Travel Ban

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President Donald Trump’s third attempt to impose a ban on citizens from certain countries traveling to the United States has been halted by two federal judges. On Oct. 20, U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii issued a prelimin

ADEA Reaffirms Commitment to DACA Recipients

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Nearly two months after President Trump decided to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), ADEA, along with over 80 other groups, has signed onto a letter calling on Congress to enact legislation to protect the hundreds of thousands of

Federal Court Blocks President Trump's Travel Ban

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The executive order that initiated the travel ban announced January has been blocked by the Federal Courts, most recently by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (4th Circuit). The 10 3 ruling from the 4th Circuit upholds a lower court’s

District Court Blocks President Trump’s Attempt to Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities

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On April 25, Judge William Orrick III of the Northern District of California blocked any attempt by President Trump to withhold money from so-called “sanctuary cities.” Judge Orrick says the president has no authority to attach new conditio

Lawsuit Targets EPA’s Rescinding of Amalgam Separator Rule

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), claiming that the agency’s withdrawal of the Mercury Effluent Rule without public notice or public comment is illegal. The final rule was iss

DOL’s Implementation of Overtime Rule in Doubt

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The Obama Administration’s effort to update a Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule faced several hurdles this fall and may be derailed entirely by the incoming administration. On Nov. 22, the U.S. District Court in the Eastern Divi

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