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Guns and a Congressional Election in Colorado

The Story: Lauren Boebert is not only pro-gun rights, she is flamboyantly so. She is the owner of the Shooters Grill, a restaurant in Rifle,...
Trump Ends Automatic Citizenship For Some Military Kids Overseas | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

Trump Ends Automatic Citizenship For Some Military Kids Overseas | Velshi & Ruhle |...

The Trump administration has announced that the children of some U.S. service members will no longer be granted automatic citizenship. MSNBC Legal Analyst Danny Cevallos, former assistant to President Obama Chris Lu, and Reason Magazine Editor at Large Matt Welch…
Ken Cuccinelli on Trump's racist tweets: 'So what?'

Ken Cuccinelli on Trump’s racist tweets: ‘So what?’

CNN's Alisyn Camerota pressed Acting Director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli about President Trump's racist tweets directed at Democratic congresswomen. #CNN #News
Trump issues executive order to collect citizenship data

Trump issues executive order to collect citizenship data

President Donald Trump announces future action ordering data on citizenship to be collected by means other than the census. #CNN #News

What is the US census citizenship question? The controversy explained

The government plans to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census if they are US citizens – and the supreme court appears to be leaning in favor of approval. The census is conducted every 10 years to count the people living in the US. The states argue the plan is unconstitutional. The commerce department, which is in charge of the census, says it decided to add the question at the request of the justice department, which argued it was necessary to help enforce the Voting Rights Act. “Yesterday, the Supreme Court took up the Census Citizenship question, a really big deal. The citizenship question was on every census between 1890 and 1950, but has not been on the standard census form since then. Currently, the government gets citizenship data from the American Community Survey, which is done every year but only goes out to a small number of US households. Three lower courts, in New York, California and Maryland, have ruled against the plan. Two of the judges said that asking about citizenship would be unconstitutional, violating the provision that says the census must fully enumerate people living in the United States. A majority of the justices appeared to be leaning toward approving the question during arguments on Tuesday.
Supreme Court to decide if citizenship question can be on 2020 census

Supreme Court to decide if citizenship question can be on 2020 census

New York, California and Maryland judges block White House census citizenship question plans; insight from SCOTUSblog co-founder Amy Howe. FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and…

Census question on citizenship ruled illegal by 2nd judge

A San Francisco-based district court judge in the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday ruled that the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census "threatens the very foundation of our democratic system" because it would cause a significant undercount of immigrants and Latinos that could distort the distribution of congressional seats. The ruling by Judge Richard Seeborg, which will head to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals if challenged by the government, said the Commerce secretary's decision to add the question was arbitrary and capricious and would violate a constitutional requirement that the census accurately count the U.S. population. "Indeed, I have argued in a brief filed in the Supreme Court that the 'excluding Indians not taxed' language in the [Constitution's] apportionment clause requires that only citizens be counted. Furman also found the question violated administrative requirements, but he rejected an argument that it violated the Constitution. The clause states, "Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons." Seeborg ruled in lawsuits by California and several cities in the state that asserted the citizenship question was politically motivated and should be kept off the census. Census numbers are used to determine states' distribution of congressional seats and billions of dollars in federal funding. The Justice Department had argued that census officials take steps such as making in-person follow-up visits to get an accurate count. The Trump administration announced last March it would include a citizenship question on the 2020 count, saying the Justice Department requested its inclusion to help with enforcement of voting rights laws. Seeborg rejected the claim that the citizenship question stemmed from a request by the Justice Department, calling that a "pretext" for the real reason to add it.

May avoids fresh Brexit defeat after climbdown on citizens’ rights

The government has bowed to MPs’ pressure over the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens and reaffirmed pledges to give the Commons a veto on a no-deal departure after the latest parliamentary wrangling over Theresa May’s deadlocked plans. The concessions meant that the set of votes on the government’s latest Brexit motion, tabled in lieu of a still-elusive revised departure plan, was the first without a defeat for May. In a statement afterwards Jeremy Corbyn said Labour would back a public vote while also pushing for “other available options”, including a general election and Labour’s own Brexit plan. May to offer workers' rights pledges to gain Labour Brexit support Read more The key government climbdown was on an amendment tabled by the Conservative MP Alberto Costa, which called on ministers to secure the rights and status of EU nationals in the UK even in the event of no deal. It was adopted by the government without a vote, but only after Costa was sacked as a government aide and the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said he backed the plan before May had herself done so. Ministers unofficially accepted another amendment, from Labour’s Yvette Cooper, reiterating May’s commitment on Tuesday that she will allow MPs a vote on extending the Brexit deadline by mid-March if no departure deal has been agreed by then. Ministers also agreed to a parallel amendment by the Conservative MP Caroline Spelman on the same subject, which was passed without a vote, as was the plan tabled by Costa. The main government concession was announced in the debate’s opening speech by the cabinet office minister David Lidington, May’s de facto deputy. He said the government would back Costa’s amendment, which had been signed by 135 MPs, among them many Conservatives – a clear sign it would pass anyway. It’s about the rights of five million people “If I had to resign for that - so be it” says ??@AlbertoCostaMP? pic.twitter.com/Wz6UcyO5dM February 27, 2019 Adding to the confusion, the home secretary Sajid Javid seemed to pre-empt Lidington’s concession before the debate, using an earlier appearance before the home affairs select committee to say he had no objection to the amendment.
ISIS bride's attorney on Trump administartion denying her return to US

ISIS bride’s attorney on Trump administartion denying her return to US

The lawyer for the family of the Alabama woman-turned ISIS wife in Syria tells 'America's Newsroom' that Hoda Muthana is a U.S. citizen who wants to face the American legal system and pay her debt to society. FOX News operates…

Immigration about patriotism, not politics to new citizens

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The United States now has 13 new citizens, and with the federal shutdown over border security debate looming, those among the newest calling the United States home are just happy that they did it the right way. “I love this country. “I have been here for last 18 years, and I just like the country. I just want to stay here and just work for this country, and I’m just so proud to be a U.S. citizen now.” Safaya is a biology teacher in the Jackson School District, and the process to become a citizen was long. “At this point, I’m so excited I’m finally there,” she said. “I got it.” “By making this step today, you have cemented a legacy, your legacy,” U.S. Magistrate Judge John Gargiulo told the group. “I saw it, and you could see it in each one of the newest citizens’ eyes. They’re proud; they’re happy. She did want to talk about a way in and what it can do for people like her. “This is one of the biggest things for me in my life,” she said, "and I’m very happy and I’m very thankful for this country that gives a lot of opportunities for me and my family and for other people that need a better life too.