Controversial Podcast Claims Second Amendment Extends to Undocumented Immigrants: What the Gun-Rights Lawyer Has to Say

San Francisco, CA – Gun-rights lawyer Donald Kilmer made a controversial argument on a podcast, claiming that the Second Amendment protects the rights of illegal immigrants. Kilmer’s statement has sparked a debate over the interpretation of the constitutional right to bear arms and its application to non-citizens residing in the United States. During the podcast episode, Kilmer emphasized that the Second Amendment does not explicitly limit its protections to citizens only. He argued that the amendment’s language, which states “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed,” applies to … Read more

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks SB 4, Texas Law Allowing Arrests of Suspected Undocumented Migrants

EL PASO, Texas – Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) in Texas, which would have allowed state and local law enforcement to arrest suspected undocumented migrants, has been temporarily blocked. A federal judge in Austin issued a preliminary injunction against the law on Thursday, preventing it from going into effect on March 5. U.S. District Judge David Ezra argued that the law threatened the unity of immigration regulation in the United States and would cause irreparable harm if implemented. This ruling is expected to be appealed in the U.S. Supreme Court by Governor Greg Abbott. Governor … Read more

Republican Proposal Aims to Drastically Restrict Asylum Opportunities for Undocumented Immigrants

Miami, Florida – There is a growing push for immigration reform in the United States, with both Republicans and Democrats acknowledging the need for change. However, there is a sharp divide on the specifics of the reform. A significant increase in illegal border crossings since 2020 has placed immense pressure on the current asylum system. This system is designed to provide life-saving relief for noncitizens who fear the dangers of returning to their home countries. However, undocumented migrants entering the U.S. have limited legal options to stay in the country. For many fleeing violence, war, … Read more

Justice Department Challenges Texas Law Granting Local Authorities Power to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants

Dallas, Texas – The Biden administration is engaged in a legal battle with Texas over a new state law that empowers local law enforcement and judges to detain and remove undocumented immigrants. The law, known as SB 4, is set to take effect in a few months. According to the Justice Department, it violates the Constitution by granting powers that are reserved for the federal government to local officials. Texas was given until Wednesday to respond to the Justice Department’s concerns. Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta stated that SB 4 is “clearly unconstitutional,” citing Supreme … Read more