Immigration Reform

The Lawsuit Challenging DACA & DAPA Expansion

The Fifth Circuit refused to lift a temporary injunction on expanded DACA and DAPA. DOJ had asked the Fifth Circuit to reverse Judge Hanen’s decision to temporarily block implementation while the lawsuit worked it ways through the courts. The decision states, “Because the government is unlikely to succeed on the merits of its appeal of …

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Executive Action Update

President Obama’s executive actions to protect nearly 4 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation have been temporarily thwarted by an injunction by U.S. District Judge Hanen. Meanwhile, the government has granted three-year reprieves from deportation and work authorization to 100,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) beneficiaries under the November 2014 actions. The injunction has blocked …

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President Obama Prepares for an Immigration Overhaul

Although it’s been a few weeks since President Obama announced his plans of reform for America’simmigration system, the promise of change is no less exciting. Immigrants throughout the country who have long been fearful of deportation are being encouraged to “come out of the shadows” and embrace the ability to remain in the U.S. under …

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