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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, January 30, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Lets Hardline Trump Immigration Policy Take Effect

From Reuters 

The U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead on Monday for one of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, allowing his administration to implement a rule denying legal permanent residency to certain immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance in the future.

The justices, on a 5-4 vote, granted the administration's request to lift a lower court's injunction that had blocked the so-called public charge policy while litigation over its legality continues. The rule has been criticized by immigrant rights advocates as a "wealth test" that would disproportionately keep out non-white immigrants.

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