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Obama Administration to File Emergency Stay of Texas Decision Blocking New Deferred Action Initiatives

Written by on February 20, 2015 in Executive Action, News Flash with 3 Comments
Obama Administration to File Emergency Stay of Texas Decision Blocking New Deferred Action Initiatives

The Obama administration is expected to file an emergency stay to move forward with the President’s executive action initiatives that will offer temporary deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants. Josh Earnest, White House press secretary, said the Department of Justice will file the stay with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals by “Monday at […]

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Five Things to Know About the Texas Court Decision on Immigration Action

Written by on February 17, 2015 in Executive Action, Immigration Courts with 6 Comments
Five Things to Know About the Texas Court Decision on Immigration Action

Late last night, Judge Andrew S. Hanen, a federal district court judge, issued a decision in the lawsuit brought by Texas and 25 other states challenging President Obama’s new deferred action initiatives. In his decision, he issued a “preliminary injunction,” meaning that he temporarily blocked the implementation of the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

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