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A Mexican man has become the 7th person to die in ICE custody since October.

On February 20, a Mexican man detained in Ohio died in ICE custody. His preliminary cause of death has been called suicide by self-inflicted strangulation, though this is being investigated. This is the 7th death in ICE custody for the current fiscal year.

Nigeria has asked the U.S. to remove it from the travel ban list.

Nigeria is part of the list of 6 countries who were recently added to the “travel ban” list. This means that as of February 21, Nigerian citizens were banned from visas that can lead to permanent residency in the U.S. On Thursday, the Nigerian government asked the United States once more to remove it from the visa restriction list. The United States has not lifted the ban.

In a dissenting opinion, Justice Sotomayor said the Supreme Court has a bias towards the Trump administration.

On February 21, Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a dissenting opinion to a Supreme Court ruling allowing the Trump administration’s new public charge rule to take effect in Illinois, despite an existing injunction in that state. In her opinion, she wrote that the Supreme Court was “all too quick to grant the Government’s ‘reflexiv[e]’ requests” and that the “disparity in treatment erodes the fair and balanced decisionmaking process.”

The Supreme Court is weighing the issue of criminalization of advocacy for undocumented immigrants.

The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on whether a law that makes it a crime to encourage someone to come to or reside in the U.S. illegally is unconstitutional. The government appealed from a 9th Circuit decision which struck down the law, saying it was too broad and would chill free speech in violation of the First Amendment.

Mexico is concerned that a recent Supreme Court ruling on cross-border shootings will set a precedent.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court barred a lawsuit by the family of a Mexican teenager shot on the Mexican side of the border against a Border Patrol agent who was on the U.S. side. In response, the Mexican government had “deep concerns about the effects that this decision will have on other similar cases, in which Mexican citizens have died from gunshots fired by U.S. agents towards the Mexican side.”

The Supreme Court is weighing the issue of criminalization of advocacy for undocumented immigrants.

The Supreme Court heard oral argument on whether a law that makes it a crime to encourage someone to come to or reside in the U.S. illegally is unconstitutional. The government appealed from a 9th Circuit decision which struck down the law, saying it was too broad and would chill free speech in violation of the First Amendment.

Greyhound will stop allowing immigration checks on buses.

On February 21, Greyhound announced that the company will no longer allow Border Patrol to conduct immigration checks on buses. To facilitate this, Greyhound said it would notify CBP and DHS that it does not consent to searches and train employees on the updated policy. Border Patrol agents who do not have a warrant cannot board the buses without the consent of the company.

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