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D.C. Circuit revives challenge to plasma-donation visa ban

The U.S. government must face a lawsuit from a group of plasma companies over a Customs and Border Protection regulatory change that donors not be allowed to enter the country with B‑1 visas if they were planning to sell plasma.... Read more»0

DOJ appeals mask ruling after CDC says it is 'necessary' for public health

The Department of Justice filed a notice of appeal on Wednesday seeking to reverse U.S. District Judge Kathryn Mizelle’s decision to vacate the federal mask mandate for planes, trains, buses and travel hubs. ... Read more»0

Fleet of asylum officers tapped to crack yearslong immigration backlog

U.S. officials announced a new rule on Thursday aimed at screening the immigration claims of people who would otherwise face expedited removal but have asserted that they will be persecuted or tortured if returned to their homelands. ... Read more»0

First trial of Capitol rioter ends in conviction on all charges

After 2 1/2 hours of deliberations, a federal jury returned with a unanimous verdict Tuesday for the first Capitol rioter to go to trial, finding Guy Reffitt guilty on all five of the charges against him, including transporting firearms and interfering with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder.... Read more»0