On January 19, 2016, the United States Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments in the case of Texas v. the United States. The justice granted a request from the Obama administration to review the Fifth Circuit decision upholding Judge Andrew Hanen’s injunction blocking implementation of DAPA and expanded DACA.... Continue »
Last week, we began a new series excerpting some key sections from David Leopold’s recent post on Medium, “Yes, United States v. Texas Is Really An Epic Political Battle,” which provides some important analysis into the very political nature of this lawsuit. The Medium post contained very strong arguments... Continue »
Earlier this year, we began a new “SCOTUS 101” series providing key resources on the US vs. Texas immigration lawsuit the Supreme Court will soon take up. In a new Medium post, “Yes, United States v. Texas Is Really An Epic Political Battle,” attorney and former The American Immigration... Continue »
Speaker Paul Ryan’s speech yesterday — initially anticipated to be a denunciation of Trumpism — didn’t do much of anything when it came to Donald Trump. In fact, Trump wasn’t even mentioned by name, and Ryan didn’t back down from his repeated statements that he would back Trump as the Republican... Continue »
The fight against the Republican lawsuit that is blocking DAPA and DACA+ is about to reach a new level. On April 18, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on the lawsuit blocking DAPA and DACA+, giving immigration advocates an opportunity to demonstrate that DAPA and DACA+... Continue »
It’s Donald Trump’s party now as House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul Ryan, are set to vote on filing an amicus brief against President Obama’s immigration action as soon as Thursday. Speaker Ryan has himself called his move “a very extraordinary step,” and it’s confirmation that this lawsuit is... Continue »
If you thought U.S. v Texas, the GOP-backed lawsuit challenging President Obama’s immigration executive actions, had anything to do with the law, think again.   The plaintiff states—led by the state of Texas—do not dispute that President Obama clearly has the legal authority to defer the removal of undocumented... Continue »
El abogado David Leopold analizó el informe entregado por Estados Unidos en el caso de inmigración en su blog. Esta semana, el gobierno de Obama presentó su informe inicial ante la Suprema Corte en el caso Estados Unidos vs Texas, demanda legal contra DAPA y la extensión de DACA,... Continue »
David Leopold analyzed the brief submitted by the United Sates in the immigration case. Cross-posted from David’s blog. This week, the Obama Administration filed its opening brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in U.S. v. Texas, the lawsuit challenging DAPA and DACA expansion, the President’s November 20, 2014 executive... Continue »
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English (en español al final de la página): Reuters: Exclusive: Koch Brothers Will Not Use Funds to Try to Block Trump Nomination AP: Mitt Romney: Donald Trump “a phony, a fraud” CNN: GOP Congressman: I won’t vote for Trump in November NBC News: GOP Cares a Lot Less About... Continue »