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Category Archives: DAPA Immigration program

The DAPA amnesty provision is dropped by Trump administration.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 2017 The Obama Administration’s Executive Action known as  Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”) has been eliminated by the Trump administration.  But recall that the proposed program was halted by a Federal Judge in Texas in 2015, and was never implemented. That leaves the original …

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JUNE 23, 2016 Today, the Supreme Court let stand the 5th Circuit Appeals Court’s Stay of President Obama’s Executive Actions, DACA II and DAPA.  So, those programs will not be implemented while the litigation in Federal Court continues. The Supreme Court Justices voted 4 in favor of the Stay and 4 opposed, with no 9th …

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Supreme Court will review Texas case

CHALLENGING OBAMA’S IMMIGRATION ACTION The Supreme Court announced today (January 19,2016)  that it will review the U.S. v. Texas decision, and analysts believe it will issue a decision in June. In granting the Writ, the Court stated:  The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. In addition to the questions presented by the petition, …

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5th Circuit upholds injunction against President Obama’s Executive Memoranda

The 5th Circuit issued a permanent injunction against the 2014 Executive Actions by President Obama. (Nov 10, 2015) See: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/15/15-40238-CV0.pdf Judge Jerry Smith issued the decision and was joined by Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod. The Majority decision mirrors the earlier decision affirming the grant of the Preliminary injunction. As is often the case, the interesting …

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