16 Attorneys General, mayors and leaders from nearly 120 cities and counties, over 60 business leaders and entrepreneurs, and two dozen faith-based organizations are among those urging the Supreme Court to uphold President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. This was an impressive showing of support for DAPA and DACA+. “President Obama has proposed common sense… Continue »

Ahead of April 18th oral arguments, advocates, business leaders, elected officials and eligible DACA+/DAPA recipients demonstrate strong support for President Obama’s Executive Actions Today, Florida elected officials, local advocates and community leaders signed on to amicus briefs filed in U.S. v. Texas, the Supreme Court case that will determine the fate of President Obama’s executive actions… Continue »

Ahead of April 18th oral arguments, immigrants, advocates, community leaders, and elected officials demonstrate strong support for DHS’ immigration actions Yesterday, Ohio elected officials and organizations signed on to amicus briefs filed in U.S. v. Texas, the Supreme Court case that will determine the fate of the Obama Administration’s executive actions on immigration, and affect the… Continue »

Today, 225 members of the House and Senate, including Democratic leaders Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, will file an Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court in support of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. From Leaders Reid and Pelosi:  “President Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions fall well within the legal and Constitutional precedents set by every Democratic… 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, las acciones ejecutivas del presidente en… 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 actions on deportations. Here are six… Continue »

In a new must-read Medium piece, Marshall Fitz lays out the case on case on why “facts, not fear” should prevail as the Supreme Court is poised to take up the lawsuit blocking implementation of DAPA and expanded DACA, which would provide work permits and protection from deportation for up to five million undocumented immigrants… Continue »

Cross-posted from David Leopold’s piece on Medium: Yesterday the Obama Administration filed its opening brief before U.S. Supreme Court in U.S. v. Texas, the lawsuit challenging DAPA and DACA expansion, President Obama’s November 20, 2014 executive actions on deportations. In the weeks to come the state of Texas will make its arguments to the Court and… Continue »

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-OH) proved again today that the effort to block President Obama’s executive action through the courts is, in fact, based in partisan politics. Republicans at all levels are relying on the courts to do what they could not accomplish through the legislative process, via Elise Foley: “This is a very extraordinary step.… Continue »

US officials and leaders welcomed Pope Francis’s historic visit to the US/Mexico border yesterday, where he laid a bouquet of flowers for the thousands who have perished attempting to make a better life for themselves in the north. The messages from officials and leaders welcoming the Pope’s historic return to the Americas were gracious and… Continue »