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Supreme Court Tie Deals Blow To Obama’s Immigration Order

Posted on · Dealing a major blow to President Obama’s controversial executive immigration order, the U.S. Supreme Court announced Thursday it had failed to produce a majority opinion on the policy — meaning that the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals’ November 2015 decision rejecting the policy stands.

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After Outcry, Judge Delays Sanctions In Immigration Case

Posted on · The Texas-based judge that earlier this year put a hold on President Obama’s executive order on immigration decided on Tuesday to also suspend a controversial punishment he had recently issued to the administration’s attorneys.

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Civil Rights Groups Ask Appeals Court to Block Judge’s Immigration Order

Posted on · A coalition of civil and immigrant rights groups on Friday asked an appeals court to stop a federal judge’s order that requires the Obama administration to turn over the confidential information of thousands of undocumented immigrants.

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Fifth Circuit Strikes Down Immigration Program

Posted on · Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional comment. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has once again ruled against the Obama administration’s controversial immigration program, upholding a lower court’s injunction barring the plan from taking effect while awaiting the outcome of a full trial on the lawsuit’s underlying […]