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Farmworkers’ union sues feds over wage freeze

The nation’s largest agricultural union is suing the Department of Labor for imposing a two-year wage freeze on farm laborers, who are already among the lowest paid workers in the United States.... Read more»0

9th Circuit upholds contempt order over Arizona’s shoddy prisoner care

The Ninth Circuit refused to reverse a contempt order against the Arizona Department of Corrections for failing to improve a derelict prison health care system that caused needless pain and suffering and multiple inmate deaths.... Read more»0

9th Circuit confirms right to lawyer in asylum hearings

Ruling that noncitizens are entitled to attorneys during removal proceedings, the 9th Circuit ordered an immigration judge Tuesday to rehear the deportation case of a Mexican man who disputes that he willingly gave up his right to counsel.... Read more»0