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The Court Fight Over A Detained DREAMer Could Have A Major Effect On All DACA Holders' Rights
The lawyers challenging Daniel Ramirez Medina's detention are asking a federal court to issue an order barring the federal government from detaining DREAMers on the basis of their immigration status.
By Chris Geidner
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In widest-reaching decision yet, federal judge grants temporary block on Muslim travel ban

  • A U.S. District Court judge in Seattle has granted a temporary restraining order against Trump’s executive order blocking refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries.
  • The Guardian reported that the block, effective nationwide, was issued by Seattle-based U.S. District Judge James Robart, who was acting in response to lawsuits brought by Washington state and Minnesota.
  • Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit Monday, calling Trump’s order “illegal.” Read more
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Don’t you think it ever crossed my mind to want to know other men? That I wanted to lay up somewhere and forget about my responsibilities? That I wanted someone to make me laugh so I could feel good?

Fences (2016) dir. Denzel Washington

The moment we all have been waiting for! 

Roger Federer is the 2017 Australian Open champion.

Bel18ve = Ach18ve

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The government is yanking Americans’ retirement checks because of unpaid student debt

  • Student loan debt is not just a problem for the young; it’s increasingly following Americans into their retirement years.
  • In fact, the federal government withheld more than $170 million in 2015 payments to retirees because of defaulted student loan debt.
  • Lower-income older Americans were hit especially hard.
  • The reduction of Social Security benefits because of unpaid student loans left many of the people affected with incomes below the poverty line. Read more

Jeremy Meeks became an Internet sensation back in 2014, when his mugshot went viral and earned him the unofficial title of World’s Hottest Felon. His image was so popular that he signed with an agency while still serving time in federal prison, began modeling within 3 months of his release, and has since gained more than 740k followers on Instagram. Source Source 2