Tag: local government

  1. Russian Invasion of Ukraine Sparks Expansion of Government Protections for Ukrainians

    Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February, world leaders swiftly enacted policies to support Ukraine and sanction Russia. State and federal officials in the United States recently echoed this sentiment, offering support to displaced Ukrainians. Pennsylvania Governor Vows Ongoing Support for Ukraine Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced his ongoing support for Ukraine and vowed he would take action as Governor to support the country. His READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: GOP Seeks to Stop Immigrants from Voting in Local Elections; Immigration Reform Faces Another Setback; ACLU Demands Boosters for Inmates

    Senate Republicans Seek to Stop Immigrants from Voting in Local Elections Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) recently unveiled legislation that would bar federal funding to states and localities that allow noncitizens to vote. The legislation is in response to a decision from the New York City Council earlier this month that allows certain permanent residents and other foreign citizens to vote in local elections. The New York City READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Federal Judge Blocks President Trump’s Effort to Punish Sanctuary Cities

    United States District Court Judge blocked the U.S. DOJ from refusing to provide federal grant money to localities that had enacted “sanctuary city” laws. READ MORE

  4. “Sanctuary City” Laws Become Central Topic Nationwide

    A U.S. District Court in Texas has stopped implementation of a ban on so-called “sanctuary cities” in the state. READ MORE