Supreme Court Tie Blocks Expansion of DACA and Creation of DAPA

By | Immigration Blog | June 23, 2016
Supreme Court Tie Blocks Expansion of DACA and Creation of DAPA

Disappointing many, the U.S. Supreme Court has tied 4-4 in a case appealing a nationwide injunction on the Obama Administration’s executive action expanding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and creating the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs.

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SCOTUS Affirms Injunction of Obama Administration Immigration Policy with Silence

SCOTUS Affirms Injunction of Obama Administration Immigration Policy with Silence

The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in United States v. Texas today affirmed the United States Court of Appeals for the Firth Circuit decision by an equally divided Court (4 – 4):  the preliminary injunction continues to bar the Obama Administration’s deferred action and employment authorization program for aliens. 

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Supreme Court Agrees to Review Major Immigration Case Just As the Presidential Election Heats Up

By | HR Legalist | January 20, 2016
Supreme Court Agrees to Review Major Immigration Case Just As the Presidential Election Heats Up

Immigration is already a major issue in this year’s presidential race, as candidates from both parties try to score political points out of the presence of roughly eleven million undocumented immigrants in the country and the effects such a number has on issues such as health care, education, traffic safety, national security, and the economy.

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Supreme Court Rejects States’ Request for 30 Day Filing Extension On DACA, DAPA

By | Immigration Law | December 2, 2015

On Tuesday, December 1, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a “small procedural vactory” and refused the request of Texas and other states for a 30-day extension to file briefs in support of the lawsuit blocking the Obama administration’s immigration executive action on DACA and DAPA.

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Supreme Court Asked to Review Fifth Circuit Decision Shutting Down President Obama’s Immigration Plan

On November 20, 2015, attorneys for the Obama administration appealed a November 9, 2015 decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals which upheld an injunction against the implementation of President Obama’s executive immigration policy known as the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program, or DAPA.

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