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Cuccinelli unlawfully appointed to head Citizenship and Immigration Services, judge rules

Ken Cuccinelli ruled to be unlawfully appointed as USCIS director

A federal judge ruled Sunday that one of the Trump administration’s top immigration officials, Ken Cuccinelli, was unlawfully appointed to his post because of a decades-old law on federal vacancies. U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss ruled that Cuccinelli’s appointment as the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) …

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Judge says Ken Cuccinelli unlawfully appointed to lead US immigration agency

READ: Federal court order on Ken Cuccinelli appointment

The judge also invalidated a set of policies for the asylum seekers who are part of the case. Advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit last year challenging the legitimacy of his role as acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, asking the court to set aside asylum policy changes …

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