DOJ requests hold on immigration order appeal
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DOJ requests hold on immigration order appeal

[By: Emelina Perez] The US Department of Justice requested the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday to hold court proceedings relating to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations. The motion referenced the stay of the proceedings issued by the court last week, after the government requested the…

DOJ joins lawsuit against largest health insurer for defrauding Medicare program
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DOJ joins lawsuit against largest health insurer for defrauding Medicare program

[By: Akira Tomlinson] The US Department of Justice (DOJ)  joined a whistleblower lawsuit on Thursday against UnitedHealth Group. The suit claims that the country’s largest health insurer, and its affiliates, were overcharging the Medicare program millions of dollars. The suit also alleges that UnitedHealth Group was defrauding Medicare by claiming that their insurance members were…