Tag: Deferred Action

Bipartisan bill introduced to protect DACA recipients

A bipartisan group of senators in this lame duck session of Congress has introduced legislation to protect undocumented young immigrants who were brought to the United States as children – a group whose status may be threatened if President-elect Trump

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Supreme Courts Lets Injunction Against DAPA and Expanded DACA Stand

On June 23, 2016, in United States v. Texas, the Supreme Court upheld an injunction on two Administrative executive action programs on immigration. The Court ruled that “…The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court..”  With these 9 words,

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CRS issues report on state action on enforcement of immigration law

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a report on state challenges to federal immigration enforcement. The report, prepared by Legislative Attorney Kate M. Manuel, examines historical precedents and the pending U.S. Supreme Court case of Texas v. United States.

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Immigration Reform Lawsuit Against Federal Government Rejected

President Obama’s opponents spend a lot of time and money suing him for executive actions taken on immigration reform. However, the courts have quashed many of those lawsuits. The most infamous of the lawsuits against Obama was the case Maricopa

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President Takes Executive Action on Immigration

On November 20, 2014 President Obama announced multiple administrative changes to the way in which his Administration will implement current U.S. immigration laws.  These far reaching changes provide Deferred Action for parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents for a

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