The 2011 guidance dictating the protections to refugees and asylum seekers is perhaps the most influential of the rescinded documents.
Anurima Bhargava: They were put together to explain how schools, colleges, and universities could promote diversity and address segregation and racial isolation in ways that were consistent with the existing law.
OK, the Supreme Court said, in terms of affirmative action, that there are two interests that justify the use of race, one, to remedy the present effects of past discrimination, and, two, to achieve diversity in education, particularly higher education.
While the decision does not change current United States law on affirmative action, it provides a strong illustration of the administration's position on an issue that could take on renewed attention with the departure of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court.
"Last year, the Attorney General initiated a review of guidance documents, which resulted in dozens of examples - including today's second tranche of rescissions - of documents that go beyond or are inconsistent with the Constitution and federal law", spokesman Devin O'Malley told the network. However, the action does suggest that the federal government will be more willing to investigate complaints by applicants that they were denied entrance to a particular college due to their race, experts said.
"The Supreme Court has determined what affirmative action policies are Constitutional, and the Court's written decisions are the best guide for navigating this complex issue", DeVos said in a statement.
AB: We know Kennedy has been the deciding vote on almost all of the cases around diversity in schools, both at the K-12 level and at the higher education level. In a statement, the school called the lawsuit an attack on its ability to consider race in admissions, which it says is necessary to assemble a diverse mix of students.
The Obama guidelines were a departure from previous recommendations from the administration of Republican President George W. Bush, who encouraged race neutral admissions policies.
The studies were filed in Boston's federal court as both sides attempted to persuade a judge to end the suit before it reaches trial, which has been scheduled to start in October.
The Justice Department under President Donald Trump has been investigating a complaint by more than 60 Asian-American organizations that say Harvard University's policies are discriminatory because they limit the acceptance of Asian-Americans. Those districts will no longer be able to rely on the Education Department, she said, to help them craft a policy that complies with the Supreme Court's decision. "But by telling schools and universities that they should not use affirmative action to achieve inclusive classrooms, the Education Department has again failed our students", NEA President Lily Eskelsen García said in a statement.
The ruling bitterly disappointed conservatives who thought Kennedy would be part of a Supreme Court majority to outlaw affirmative action in education.
"People have been talking about precedent in regard to Roe. v. Wade" - the landmark 1973 ruling affirming a woman's right to abortion - "but it's important to remember that affirmative action has been a precedent for the past 40 years", she said. The Education Department's action forecasts how much is at stake in the upcoming Supreme Court nomination process.
The newspaper is part of Capital Gazette Communications, which also publishes the Maryland Gazette and CapitalGazette.com. Ramos later sued the newspaper, a reporter, a judge and a woman who testified against him, but the case was thrown out.
Kevin O'Brien did provide the breakthrough for Ireland as he got KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma (0) in the same over. After Indian Premier League 2018, the Indian Cricket team joins in the T20I match with Ireland .
Erdogan's closest rival, Muharrem Ince , who complained of unfair elections, has yet to formally concede defeat. Ince told a rally on Saturday he would lift the state of emergency within 48 hours of being elected president.
In the end, Cavani's two goals were enough to sink Portugal 2-1 and cancel out a Pepe equalizer and send Ronaldo home. 63 - First substitution of the match is for Uruguay and it's Cristian Rodríguez for Rodrigo Bentancur.
Thus far, it has mostly worked with Inventec, but builds about 30 percent of the units with Luxshare Precision Industry Co. High-end AirPods, a new HomePod and over-ear headphones are coming as soon as next year, reported Bloomberg .
James told Los Angeles executives this week he likes Ball's game and "is excited to play with him", according to ESPN. The Lakers gave him more opportunities to handle the ball in the open floor past year , and excelled in that role.
It means that the current ban can remain in effect and that Mr Trump could potentially add more countries. The apex court rejected arguments that the ban was prompted by discrimination against Muslims .
South Korea's team, the deus ex machina, scored twice in the final minutes of the game against Germany . Germany went into the game knowing that a win by two clear goals would have seen them into the last 16.
Brazil stormed into the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup after recording a 2-0 win over Mexico on Monday evening. With the match going back and forth, the victor came on 51 minutes off a lovely bit of play by Neymar .
USPS said in its annual report previous year that its revenue growth "is driven entirely by increases in shipping and packages". A box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif., Feb. 9, 2018.
Upstate NY under hot weather alert for 'prolonged heat wave'
Come Sunday , the heat index will inch up to the upper-90s, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for the region. Heat illness are possible for those active outdoors or those susceptible to heat illnesses, such as children or the elderly.
Croatia vs Denmark - Preview, Live Match | 01 Jul 2018
Subs: Lossl, Krohn-Dehli, Vestergaard, Kvist, Nicolai Jorgensen, Dolberg, Fischer, Larsen, Lerager, Schone, Sisto , Ronnow. But Hareide insists today's encounter will not just be a case of Denmark's tight defence against Croatia's unsafe attack.
'Proud' Sweden coach revels in last 16 qualification
For Granqvist it was his second goal from the spot in the tournament, after he also scored on a penalty kick against South Korea . Sweden have qualified into the round of 16 after a resounding victory over Mexico in their final Group F match in Sochi.
Democrat Joseph Crowley Loses Bid to Latina Socialist Woman
She has never before held political office and ran much of her campaign while working as a bartender at Flats Fix in Union Square. Following Ms Ocasio-Cortez's win, dictionary Merriam-Webster tweeted that socialism emerged as their top search item.
Supreme Court accepts Texas voting maps in blow to Democrats
However, Barronelle Stutzman of Arlene's Flowers is still facing the same limitations on her freedom in Washington state . Congress from election districts that were later struck down by the courts as either racial or partisan gerrymanders.
Serena Williams awarded seeding for Wimbledon
Caroline Wozniacki , John McEnroe and USTA president Katrina Adams have spoken out in support of Williams. They are followed by Marin Cilic , Alexander Zverev and Juan Martin del Potro .
Spain and Portugal Should Win Easily Today
Belgium now have three yellow cards to England's two, meaning this could be a battle of discipline more than anything. Wins or draws for Brazil against Serbia and Switzerland against Costa Rica will send both through.
Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lock-out
Brendon Hartley will start the race from last place after Toro Rosso had to change his Honda engine on Friday. Red Bull pair Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo posted the fourth- and fifth-fastest times in qualifying.
Actress Cynthia Nixon says son has come out as transgender
She is very well-known for advocating LGBTQ rights, previously stating: "We have to keep organising like our lives depend on it". The pair met in 2001, when the actress was campaigning in order to reduce New York City public school class sizes.