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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5th Circuit Upholds Deferred Action for Parents: Next Stop Supreme Court?

By | Immigration Law | November 20, 2015

On November 9, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued their 124 page decision upholding a nation-wide injunction of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (“DAPA”).

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