August 24, 2019

Review Category : People

Exclusive: Under Trump, prosecutors fight reprieves for people facing deportation

Exclusive: Under Trump, prosecutors fight reprieves for people facing deportationBy Reade Levinson NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration has sharply curtailed a once-common practice of granting long-term reprieves to immigrants targeted for deportation, a Reuters analysis of court records shows, adding to an already huge backlog of cases in U.S. immigration courts. The trend underscores how the Trump administration's broad crackdown on illegal immigration has sometimes had unintended consequences. Attorney-General Jeff Sessions had vowed to reduce that case backlog, but the government's aggressive opposition to reprieves has caused the opposite to happen.


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VW storing around 300,000 diesels at 37 facilities around U.S.

VW storing around 300,000 diesels at 37 facilities around U.S.Volkswagen has taken parking lots to a whole new level in the United States and will not be emptying them soon. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 U.S. diesel vehicles through mid-February, a recent court filing shows. The German automaker has been storing hundreds of thousands of vehicles around the United States for months.


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