Monday, February 26th, 2018

SCOTUS Declines to Hear Early Appeal of Injunction Blocking DACA Rescission (Feb. 26, 2018)

As previously reported, in January 2018 the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide injunction requiring the federal government to temporarily reinstate significant portions of the DACA program previously rescinded by the White House. …

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Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Court Temporarily Blocks DACA Rescission (Jan. 17, 2018)

As reported in a prior update, on Nov. 1, 2017, Bucknell joined 49 other colleges, universities and community colleges in submitting an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California supporting the California Attorney …

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Friday, December 8th, 2017

SCOTUS Allows Travel Ban to Take Effect (Dec. 7, 2017)

We previously reported on the status the litigation surrounding the White House’s Proclamation 9645, Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats.  As of that time, the Fourth …

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Monday, November 20th, 2017

Update on Travel Ban Litigation and Resumption of Visa Processing from Turkey (Nov. 19, 2017)

We recently reported that the White House issued Proclamation No. 9645, Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats (Proclamation), which established an indefinite bar against entry into the …

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Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Bucknell Joins in Brief Opposing Rescission of DACA (Nov. 1, 2017)

On Nov. 1, 2017, Bucknell joined 49 other colleges, universities and community colleges in submitting an amicus brief in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California supporting the California Attorney General’s opposition to the rescission of …

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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Bucknell Joins in SCOTUS Brief Opposing Travel Ban (Sept. 19, 2017)

On Sept. 18, Bucknell University joined 30 other colleges and universities in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting those who are challenging Executive Order (EO) No. 13,780, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry.” You …

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Trump Administration Rescinds DACA Program (Sept. 6, 2017)

As President Bravman explained in his recent email to campus, on Sept. 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced its rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Specifically, Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated that the Department of Justice …

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Supreme Court Partially Reverses Temporary Bar against Travel Ban (June 28, 2017)

As previously reported, earlier this month the White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court decisions blocking implementation of the travel ban. On June 26, the Supreme Court issued an order agreeing to hear argument on …

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