Tuesday, May 26, 2015

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit gives Obama's illegal immigration amnesty a likely deathblow...

Unless SCOTUS decides to take this case as a emergency action, which Obama hasn't yet requested and SCOTUS is unlikely to grant, this case will likely drag out past Obama's term in office. SCOTUS loves to let cases ripen naturally. Of course, if a Democrat wins in 2016 and if SCOTUS rules in favor of Obama's executive action, it could be implemented. That is a lot of big ifs.
Via Washington Times:
A federal appeals court upheld an injunction against President Obama’s new deportation in a ruling Tuesday that marks the second major legal setback for an administration that had insisted its actions were legal.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in favor of Texas, which had sued to stop the amnesty, on all key points, finding that Mr. Obama’s amnesty likely broke the law governing how big policies are to be written.
“The public interest favors maintenance of the injunction,” the judges wrote in the majority opinion.
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