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Supreme Court Issues a Disappointing Decision on President Obama’s DAPA and Expanded DACA Programs

  On Thursday, June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in U.S. v. Texas. By a vote of 4-4, the Court was deadlocked, meaning the Fifth's Circuit's decision issuing a nationwide injunction on President Obama's DAPA and expanded DACA programs...

DAPA and Expanded DACA are Dead (for now) – Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects President Obama’s Immigration Plan

In a 135-page decision issued on November 9, 2015, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has (unsurprisingly) ruled against President Obama's immigration plan, which he announced on November 20, 2014, hoping to benefit over 11 million undocumented people in the United...

Federal Judge Temporarily Halts President Obama’s Executive Action Plans on Immigration

Late Monday night, a federal judge in Texas ordered a temporary halt to President Obama's Executive Action orders on immigration, the first of which, the expanded DACA program, was set to take effect on February 18, 2015.  Deferred Action for Parental Accountability...