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Lo grotesco se hace aún más grotesco en el caso inmigratorio de Texas

Por David Leopold. En inglés aquí. Algo está ocurriendo en Texas y es una amenaza a la justicia —que está siendo perpetrada por un Juez Federal de Corte de Distrito. A principios de este mes el juez Andrew Hanen, que preside el ataque del Partido Republicano a las acciones ejecutivas del presidente Obama en inmigración, … Continue reading »

ICYMI: With New Filing from Judge Hanen: “The Bizarre Gets More Bizarre”

David Leopold: “There’s something happening in Texas that is a threat to justice — and it’s being perpetrated by a Federal District Court Judge.” Last week, Federal Judge Andrew Hanen issued a bizarre orderin the immigration case currently being considered by the Supreme Court.  As if ordering the personal contact information of over 100,000 undocumented immigrant wasn’t enough, … Continue reading »

“Laughably Insane,” “Bizarre,” and “Judicial Misconduct” – Legal Voices and Observers Blast Judge Hanen’s Order

Last week, Texas Judge Andrew Hanen issued an outrageous and highly unusual order that alleged misconduct by the U.S. Department of Justice and demanded reporting of Dreamers’ personal information to the court and subsequently the states. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: “Chief Justice Roberts and the rest of the Court … Continue reading »

ICYMI: La Opinión: “The Excesses of Judge Hanen”

A new editorial in La Opinión, the nation’s largest Spanish language newspaper, examines the unprecedented nature of Federal Judge Andrew Hanen’s latest order in the United States v. Texas Supreme Court case. The order mandates that the federal government turn over the names and addresses of 100,000 immigrants living within the United States who qualify for the … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Ian Millhiser: “A Federal Judge Just Ordered a Dox Attack Against 100,000 Innocent People”

Ian Millhiser, Editor of Think Progress Justice, has deconstructed the “strange order” issued by Federal District Court Judge Andrew Hanen yesterday. Hanen’s order, a broadside against the Department of Justice, also takes a disturbing turn by ordering the collection of names of recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA.) In a tweet for his piece,  Millhiser wrote of … Continue reading »

Judge Andrew Hanen Reminds Everyone Why The GOP Sought Him Out In the Texas Immigration Case

Proving once again the political nature of the lawsuit brought by 26 GOP Governors and Attorneys General against President Obama’s immigration executive action, the presiding Judge, Andrew Hanen, issued an outrageous and highly unusual order alleging misconduct on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice.  At issue are three-year work permits issued to recipients of … Continue reading »

Actually, US Hispanic Chamber, Gov. Kasich Does Have a Track Record With Latinos

Just Ask The Ohio Immigrant Families That Met With Him The Washington Post reported that the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will endorse Ohio Governor John Kasich for President today.  From the Post: During a public forum with the candidates, the group’s president and CEO, Javier Palomarez, admitted that Kasich “doesn’t have a huge track record of … Continue reading »

Después de la Corte Suprema, qué sigue para el movimiento pro inmigrante

En inglés aquí. A partir de ahora hasta noviembre, el movimiento pro inmigrante tiene dos objetivos: organizarse para derrotar a los políticos que están en contra nuestra y estar listos para DAPA y la extensión de DACA. Con el repunte de Donald Trump, el debate migratorio entre los “líderes” políticos republicanos se ha reducido al nivel de bravucones … Continue reading »

David Leopold: How a 4–4 Split in U.S. v Texas Could Undo Judge Hanen’s Nationwide Injunction

Crossposted from David Leopold’s post on Medium. There has been a lot of speculation about what will happen if the Supreme Court is deadlocked in United States v. Texas, the dispute over DAPA and DACA+, President Obama’s immigration executive actions. The bottom line, as I’ve noted before, is that a 4–4 tie would result in judicial chaos. … Continue reading »

After Supreme Court, What’s Next for Pro-Immigrant Movement

Crossposted from Medium. From now until November, the pro-immigrant movement has two goals: organizing to defeat politicians who stand against us, and getting ready for DAPA and the expansion of DACA. With the rise of Donald Trump, the immigration debate among Republican political “leaders” has been reduced to the level of schoolyard bullies. Who can build the … Continue reading »