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Immigrant-rights advocates protest near the border wall near San Ysidro, Calif., during a visit by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, April 21, 2017.

A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's immigration priorities. Read more»

Trump on March 7.

Just hours before President Trump's revised travel ban was set to go into effect, a U.S. federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday issued an emergency halt to the order's implementation. The judge ruled that while Trump's order did not mention Islam by name, "a reasonable, objective observer ... would conclude that the Executive Order was issued with a purpose to disfavor a particular religion." Read more»

A U.S. appeals court on Friday put an Arizona voting law on hold until after the election, saying the restriction on advocates' ability to collect absentee ballots should not be enforced until after the case is argued next year. Read more»

Medical marijuana is displayed in Los Angeles, California, U.S. August 6, 2007.

The U.S. Department of Justice cannot spend money to prosecute federal marijuana cases if the defendants comply with state guidelines that permit the drug's sale for medical purposes, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. Read more»