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Immigration in the Courts

On Immigration, the Wheels of Justice Have Ground to a Halt in Appeals Court

It’s Time to Get a Decision And Move On to The Supreme Court   Washington, DC – Expansion of the Obama Administration’s deferred action policies remain stuck in the legal process.  As key observers are now highlighting, the delay is part of a partisan legal strategy designed to keep these programs from taking effect for … Continue reading »

At Hispanic Chamber Appearance, Governor John Kasich Needs To Answer Tough Questions

Ohio Governor and GOP presidential candidate John Kasich is set to appear before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today.  He’ll probably get credit from the Chamber because on immigration he’s NOT Donald Trump.  But he should be asked tough questions about some of the most important policies to the Latino community, including immigration reform … Continue reading »

ICYMI: On The 5th Circuit Appeals Court Decision On Immigration, “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied”

David Leopold Weighs In On 5th Circuit Delay and What It Means for 5.5 Million Immigrants and Their Families  As the ttupreme Court begins a new term today, a 5th Circuit Appeals Court decision on the President’s executive actions on deportation has yet to be announced after nearly 3 months. The longer the appeals court ruling languishes, … Continue reading »

Toledo Blade Editorial On Immigration is Right, But Gov. Kasich’s Immigration Stance Deserves Further Scrutiny

The Toledo Blade has an editorial out today talking about how Donald Trump-style immigration policies are not just bad politics for the Republican Party, but also bad policy for the country as a whole.  As the editorial board writes: Despite Mr. Trump’s apocalyptic predictions, the number of undocumented immigrants in this country has largely stabilized, and there’s … Continue reading »

In Executive Action Case, Arpaio Loses, Obama and Immigrants Win

US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Dismisses Arpaio’s Arguments as “Unduly Speculative” Today the US Court of Appeals for the DC circuit dismissed a lawsuit brought by Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona.  Arpaio had sued President Obama claiming that the DACA expansion and DAPA programs were beyond his authority and would … Continue reading »

Texas AG Who Called Obama’s Immigration Actions “Illegal,” “Lawless” Has Been Indicted By Grand Jury On Felony Charges

It looks like the same Texas Republican who claimed President Obama’s immigration actions were “illegal” is in some deep legal trouble of his own. Earlier this week, Attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted by a grand jury on “two counts of first-degree securities fraud and a charge of failing to register with state securities regulators,” according … Continue reading »

Ohio Immigrants, Advocates Meet With AG DeWine And Gov. Kasich On DAPA Lawsuit

If you follow this blog, you know that a small group of Ohioans went all the way to Iowa to track down our sitting governor, John Kasich (R), who is also running for President.  We had been trying to get a meeting with his office to discuss Ohio’s support for the lawsuit against DACA expansion … Continue reading »

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Ohio Immigrant Families Meet With Gov. Kasich And AG DeWine

*** MEDIA AVAILABILITY**** Ohio Immigrant Families Meet with Gov. Kasich and AG DeWine  End Day in Just as Much Limbo as They Started It Cleveland, OH—Yesterday, Ohio immigrants and their U.S. Citizen children, lawyers, and allies headed back to Columbus to meet directly with their Attorney General Mike DeWine and Governor John Kasich in separate meetings.  … Continue reading »

“I Am Asking You Not To Deport My Mom”: Advocates To Deliver Letters From Ohio Families To Gov. Kasich And AG DeWine

Today, Ohio immigrants, immigration lawyers, and allies are heading back to Columbus to meet directly with their Attorney General Mike DeWine and Governor John Kasich in separate meetings.  Their goal is to communicate the facts about the anti-DAPA/DACA expansion lawsuit that Ohio is supports; talk about the families it impacts; and express their fears in … Continue reading »

NEW REPORT: Why Ohio is Ground Zero for the Immigration Debate

New Report Explores Ohio’s Role As a “Border State”; Highlights What’s At Stake As Gov. Kasich Joins the 2016 Race and the Immigration Debate Remains on National Stage Immigration is already poised to be one of the most talked about topics of the 2016 race. Ohio Governor John Kasich’s (R) recent decision to throw his … Continue reading »