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Immigration in the Courts

ICYMI: David Leopold: “On DAPA and DACA+, It’s Not Over”

“In Chief Justice Roberts’ mind, he’s a stickler for standing in the federal courts. But, today, he showed his politics trump his principles.” Following today’s non-decision in US v. Texas by the US Supreme Court, David Leopold, an immigration attorney and former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, offers his take on the practical implications and … Continue reading »

Nevada Organizations React to SCOTUS Decision

Nevada Will Not Stop Until Our Families Can Live Without Fear of Deportation Today, Nevada is hurting.  In our state alone, 66,000 families  would benefit from the DAPA and DACA+ programs. This morning, the Supreme Court released a tie decision in the United States v Texas case. While this split decision sets no Supreme Court precedent, these important, commonsense … Continue reading »

Three Key Points to Remember After SCOTUS Immigration Deadlock in U.S. v Texas

Below are three key points to remember about today’s 4-4 split at the Supreme Court in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. The Supreme Court did not rule against the legality of DAPA/DACA+ today: Today’s 4-4 deadlock in U.S. v Texas means that the current Supreme Court could not reach a decision on the case and, … Continue reading »

President Obama: “In November, Americans Are Going To Have To Make A Decision About Who We Are” As A Country

In extended remarks earlier today, President Obama addressed the Supreme Court’s indecisive tie in United States v. Texas, the case challenging the immigration actions he announced in November 2014. Calling the Court’s indecision “frustrating,” President Obama said that it is especially “heartbreaking for the millions of immigrants who’ve made their lives here, who’ve raised families here, who hoped for … Continue reading »

America’s Voice reacciona a la decisión de la Suprema Corte en el caso DACA+/DAPA: la lucha no ha terminado

Frank Sharry: “Si las cortes se interponen en el camino ahora, nos aseguraremos de que la política empiece a allanar el sendero a seguir” El empate de hoy en la Suprema Corte es un tremendo golpe a millones de familias inmigrantes que han esperado mucho por un Alivio migratorio. Trabajan duro, contribuyen con Estados Unidos … Continue reading »

“La Lucha Continua”: Leaders Vow To Keep Fighting For Justice For Immigrant Families

While we may be discouraged by the tie in the DAPA and DACA+ case, we also know our fight for justice is in no way over. National leaders, members of Congress, immigration advocates, and community members alike gathered all around the country to express their commitment to keep our families together, to keep fighting for dignity and respect, and … Continue reading »

Supremo golpe a las acciones ejecutivas; suprema importancia de la próxima elección

Por Maribel Hastings y David Torres: Tras conocerse que la Corte Suprema de la nación no destrabó las acciones ejecutivas migratorias de 2014, la Acción Diferida para Padres de Ciudadanos y Residentes Permanentes (DAPA) y la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA plus), éstas fueron algunas de las reacciones de los inmigrantes … Continue reading »

VIDEO: Frank Sharry Addresses The Supreme Court’s Decision In The DAPA/DACA+ Case

In English and Spanish-language videos, America’s Voice founder and executive director Frank Sharry addressed the Supreme Court’s tie decision in United States vs. Texas. As we noted earlier today, while this tie is a tremendous blow to millions of immigrant families who are overdue for relief, over the next few weeks and months we will … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Reacts to Supreme Court Decision In DACA+/DAPA Case: The Fight Is Not Over

Frank Sharry: “If the courts stand in the way for now, we will make sure the politics start to pave the way forward” Today’s tie at the Supreme Court is a tremendous blow to millions of immigrant families who are overdue for relief. They work hard, contribute to America and want only a chance to … Continue reading »

Ohio’s Voice Reacts to Supreme Court Decision in DACA+/DAPA Case

The U.S. Supreme Court failed to reach a precedential decision in the US v. Texas immigration case today.  They deadlocked in a tie, sending the case back to the lower court.  Following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Director of Ohio’s Voice: Today’s tie is a harsh blow to thousands of Ohio immigrants who work hard and just want a … Continue reading »