Obama answers immigration ruling with vow to fight courts and Congress

The Obama administration promised Tuesday to fight against opposition from both the courts and Congress to keep in place its expansive new programs to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, a key piece of the president’s effort to shape his legacy in his final years in office.
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Federal appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare

The legal battle over President Obama’s healthcare law ramped up again Tuesday, as two federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can continue to pay subsidies nationwide to millions of low- and middle-income people to help them with the cost of insurance.
Nation – Los Angeles Times

Shadows and Selves: MoMA Collaborates with Midtown Community Court’s UPNEXT Program

UPNEXT is a comprehensive parenting program operating through Midtown Community Court that helps fathers to support their children both emotionally and financially. The UPNEXT program offers assistance to fathers who are struggling with unemployment and having difficulty paying child support; who are engaged in seeking custody of or visitation rights with their children; or are simply looking for ways to be more involved in their child’s life. For the past few years, we’ve partnered with the Read more [...]

Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling ripples through lower courts

Gay marriage activists are winning more cases in lower courts since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act. Same-sex marriage is picking up steam in the courts. A federal judge ordered Ohio on Monday to recognize gay marriages on death certificates, but used broad language that could be cited to mount a broader challenge to the law barring such unions. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]