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Justice Department Files Emergency Stay in Decision Against President Obama’s Executive Actions

Justice Department Files Emergency Stay in Decision Against President Obama’s Executive Actions

The Justice Department on Monday filed an emergency stay asking the federal judge in Texas to lift the temporary hold (preliminary injunction) he issued on President Obama’s executive actions. Texas-based Judge Andrew Hanen issued the injunction against two of the President’s initiatives, namely, the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action […]

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Effort to Quickly Deport Child Migrants Fails to Address the Problem

Effort to Quickly Deport Child Migrants Fails to Address the Problem

The White House informed Congress Monday that it would seek additional funding for an aggressive border enforcement strategy designed to thwart the dramatic increase in unaccompanied minors and families crossing the southwestern border, to expend more resources on fighting traffickers and drug smugglers, and to work closely with Mexico and Central American countries to end […]

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After Justice Department Admits Mistake, Immigrant Advocates Ask Supreme Court to Fix Prior Opinion

After Justice Department Admits Mistake, Immigrant Advocates Ask Supreme Court to Fix Prior Opinion

Of the many problems with our immigration system, one of the least known—but most frustrating—is that when the government deports immigrants whose appeals are still pending, it offers little to no help returning to the United States if they ultimately prevail in court. Immigrant advocates were thus perplexed when the Justice Department filed a Supreme […]

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