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U.S. court upholds most of California's 'sanctuary' migrant laws

2:25am BST

The Trump administration lost a court bid on Thursday aimed at striking down California's "sanctuary" statutes that prevent local law enforcement from helping the U.S. government's crackdown on illegal immigration.

Explainer: Five ways Trump's moves to stem border surge have hit hurdles

2:23am BST

Grappling with a ballooning number of migrants at the U.S. southern border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to fulfill his signature campaign pledge to stem illegal immigration.

Trump asylum policy gets temporary reprieve from Court of Appeals

13 Apr 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. The U.S. government can continue at least temporarily to send asylum seekers back to Mexico after President Donald Trump scored a rare ruling in his favour on Friday from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

U.S. judge halts Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

10 Apr 2019

A U.S. judge on Monday halted the Trump administration's policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their cases in Mexico, stopping a programme the government planned to expand to stem a recent flood of migrants. | Video

Uber's Kalanick, directors win dismissal of investor lawsuit

02 Apr 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. Travis Kalanick, the co-founder of ride-hailing company Uber, and the company's directors won the dismissal of an investor lawsuit that sought to hold them liable for a fight over trade secrets that slowed Uber's push into autonomous vehicles.

Ethiopia crash may test Boeing's success in defeating U.S. lawsuits: legal experts

15 Mar 2019

The crash of Boeing Co's 737 MAX 8 passenger jet in Ethiopia raises the chances that families of the 157 victims, even non-U.S. residents, will be able to sue in U.S. courts, where payouts are larger than in other countries, some legal experts said.

RPT-Ethiopia crash may test Boeing's success in defeating U.S. lawsuits -legal experts

15 Mar 2019

March 14 The crash of Boeing Co's 737 MAX 8 passenger jet in Ethiopia raises the chances that families of the 157 victims, even non-U.S. residents, will be able to sue in U.S. courts, where payouts are larger than in other countries, some legal experts said.

U.S. court says immigrants can challenge quick deportations

07 Mar 2019

NEW YORK A U.S. Appeals Court ruled on Thursday that immigrants ordered deported by U.S. authorities in a sped-up process have a right to take their case to a U.S. judge, giving them another avenue to challenge their removal from the United States.

Legal challenges to Trump emergency declaration face uphill battle

16 Feb 2019

Democratic lawmakers, states and others mulling legal challenges to President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to obtain funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall face an uphill and probably losing battle in a showdown likely to be decided by the conservative-majority Supreme Court, legal experts said. | Video

Johnson & Johnson supplier seeks bankruptcy over talc lawsuits

13 Feb 2019

A key supplier of talc used in Johnson & Johnson's baby powder filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in the wake of multibillion-dollar lawsuits alleging its products caused ovarian cancer and asbestos-related mesothelioma.

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