Democratic Congressional leaders are slamming a Republican vote expected later this week, led by Speaker Paul Ryan, “on a resolution seeking the power to file an amicus brief on behalf of the entire House of Representatives opposing President Obama’s immigration actions.” Told press today I will oppose GOP amicus brief resolution challenging @POTUS’ executive actions on... Continue »
As the Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on DAPA and expanded DACA, a new study finds that undocumented immigrants eligible for the two programs — as well as young immigrants currently enrolled in DACA — are “deeply embedded” in American society, with familial ties and work... 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 »
Cross-posted from Lynn Tramonte’s post on Medium. Could you do this, if you had to? Stand before a national television audience and a possible future United States President, talk about the most painful event of your life, and ask for help? With the assistance of Univision reporter Enrique Acevedo, and a... Continue »
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas—the legal case that currently blocks implementation of the President’s DAPA and DACA expansion programs—advocates and affected individuals joined Senator Menendez today to discuss the potential impact of the President’s deferred action programs and what’s at stake for the millions... Continue »
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+.... 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... 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... 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... 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 »