The Trump administration will face its final Supreme Court challenge regarding immigration policies on Monday. The administration will pursue the right to bar undocumented immigrants from being included in the census count that allocates congressional representation and federal funds.
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to review two major Trump administration immigration policies, adding them to a docket now crowded with cases that will test President Trump’s agenda and policies. The cases the court took on Monday are challenges to a program that has forced at least 60,000 asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their requests are heard and the diversion of $2.5 billion in Pentagon money to build a barrier on the southwestern border.
A narrowly divided Supreme Court extended Thursday a life-support line to some 650,000 so-called DREAMers, allowing them to remain safe from deportation for now, while the Trump administration jumps through the administrative hoops that the court said are required before ending the program.