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Making Sense of Judge Hanen’s DACA Ruling: No Injunction, Renewals Continue

Dara Lind of Vox Explains Last Friday, federal Judge Andrew Hanen issued his long-awaiting ruling in the latest legal challenge to DACA brought by Texas and a handful of other red states. In a surprise,  Judge Hanen refused to issue an injunction in the case, meaning that DACA renewals will likely continue for the foreseeable … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Daniel Denvir: “New Hope For Undocumented Immigrants: DAPA Might Not Be Dead — A Bold Legal Strategy Could Protect Millions From Deportation”

Following the lawsuit filed yesterday challenging Judge Andrew Hanen’s national injunction on President Obama’s immigration executive actions, Daniel Denvir of Salon explores the politicization of DAPA and DACA; the potential judicial chaos emanating from the Supreme Court tie in U.S. v. Texas; and the continued fight for protection from deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants who are Americans in all but … Continue reading »

David Leopold and Lynn Tramonte React to New Lawsuit Challenging Judge Hanen’s Overreaching National Injunction

Today, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), and the Rockford, Illinois law firm Dady & Hoffmann filed a lawsuit challenging Judge Andrew Hanen’s national injunction on President Obama’s immigration executive actions on behalf of José Lopez.  Lopez is a DACA-mented immigrant whose parents are both eligible for Deferred Action for Parents of … Continue reading »

With Rehearing Denied in US v. Texas, What Now?

All Legal and Political Options Must Be Engaged The news that the U.S. Supreme Court has denied a rehearing petition in the U.S. v Texas immigration case should focus attention on a pressing legal question: why has Texas Judge Andrew Hanen been able to issue a nationwide hold on DAPA and DACA+? There’s a strong case to be made … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “An Undocumented Immigrant Challenges Judge Hanen’s Nationwide Hold on DAPA and DACA+”

David Leopold Explains the Details and Implications in New Medium Piece A new Medium piece from immigration attorney David Leopold draws attention to a pressing legal question following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 4–4 tie in the U.S. vs. Texas immigration case: does Judge Andrew Hanen’s nationwide hold apply outside of the 5th circuit? Leopold highlights the challenge filed recently by Martin … Continue reading »

NILC Release: “Fearless Four” Dreamers Defend Themselves in Judge Hanen’s Court

Below is a press release from the National Immigration Law Center. One of the “Fearless Four” is AV’s Digital Campaigns Manager “Fearless Four” respond to judge’s demand for their personal data with amicus brief LOS ANGELES — Four young immigrants whose private information was ordered disclosed by a federal judge in U.S. v. Texas filed a friend-of-the-court … Continue reading »

Finding Judge Hanen: How U.S. v. Texas Began

Published March 31, 2016; updated August 6, 2018 Who is Judge Andrew Hanen and Why is the Texas AG – and AG Sessions – so Determined to Put the Attack on DACA Before Him This Week? Because Hanen is the Joe Arpaio of the Federal Judiciary This Wednesday, August 8, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Applauds Dreamers and Litigators Standing Up for American Ideals

National Immigration Law Center (NILC) announced today that the private information of certain individuals who received three-year work permits under the 2012 DACA program will remain confidential, for now. Last week NILC, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the ACLU of Texas filed a lawsuit on behalf of four individuals whose personal information was at risk … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Department of Justice Responds to Judge Hanen’s “Out of Bounds” Order in Immigration Case

Today, the Department of Justice responded to an orderissued earlier this month by Federal Judge Andrew Hanen in the immigration case under consideration at the U.S. Supreme Court. In a new Medium piece, David Leopold, an immigration attorney and former president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, analyzes the Administration’s response to Judge Hanen’s blatant, bizarre overreach. For more … Continue reading »

Lo grotesco se hace aún más grotesco en el caso inmigratorio de Texas

Por David Leopold. En inglés aquí. Algo está ocurriendo en Texas y es una amenaza a la justicia —que está siendo perpetrada por un Juez Federal de Corte de Distrito. A principios de este mes el juez Andrew Hanen, que preside el ataque del Partido Republicano a las acciones ejecutivas del presidente Obama en inmigración, … Continue reading »