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Yale Immigration Lawyer Doubts Congress Will Act On DACA

Yale Immigration Lawyer Doubts Congress Will Act On DACA

They say it violates the Constitution because it discriminates against Latino immigrants. Asked Wednesday whether the tweet meant that he was reconsidering his stance, Trump stood firm, saying he had "no second thoughts". The president said the administration would "resolve the DACA issue with heart and compassion", while Sessions said there was "nothing compassionate about the failure to enforce immigration law", saying the program "yielded bad humanitarian consequences".


Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut as Stefan Denifl claims stage 17 win

Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut as Stefan Denifl claims stage 17 win

Alberto Contador , who is set to retire after the race, rose to the occasion with a combative time of 47 minutes 59 seconds to finish fifth, just behind Ilnur Zakarin. The Austrian delivered a historic result for Aqua Blue Sport, with the victory being the Irish Professional Continental team's first at a Grand Tour race.


Top EU lawmaker says Brexit delays raise need for transition

Top EU lawmaker says Brexit delays raise need for transition

According to the paper, potential migrants will be required to register with the Home Office for a residency permit that would last up to two years, with possible longer terms granted for highly skilled workers. "There are all sorts of stories flying around", Davis said on the BBC's " Andrew Marr Show ". "We're going through [the bill] line by line, and they're finding it hard because we've got good lawyers".


Gay activists try to halt 'hate-filled' Australia marriage referendum

Gay activists try to halt 'hate-filled' Australia marriage referendum

If the court rules against the plan, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could find himself presiding over a government fractured on the issue, endangering his razor-thin parliamentary majority of one. "Telling one group of people that their rights have to be decided by a public vote sends a bad message". The other arguments concern whether the body overseeing the vote, the Australian Bureau of Statistics ( ABS ), has the authority to do so.


House paves the way for self-driving cars

House paves the way for self-driving cars

It also bars states from preventing such testing, which many auto companies claim is critical to getting the vehicles to consumers within the next three to four years. Under the House proposal, states could still set rules on registration, licensing, liability, insurance and safety inspections, but could not set self-driving vehicle performance standards.


Mattis: Many Options for 'Total Annihilation' of North Korea

Mattis: Many Options for 'Total Annihilation' of North Korea

As the U.S.'s options narrow down to either a military strike against North Korea or an acceptance of its status as a nuclear weapons state, some experts in America are willing to consider the second. Based on seismic measurements, its likely to be the largest nuclear test of the six conducted by the North. In his remarks, Mattis said they had made clear to the president that the United States has the ability to defend itself and its allies - South Korea and Japan - from any attack.