Court sets July hearing on Obama’s immigration actions

Via The Hill: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on July 10 in New Orleans in the Obama administration’s attempt to lift a preliminary injunction from U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen of Texas, which blocked several executive actions from taking effect… The hearing will present a major test for the administration,… Read more »

2016 Presidential Nominee: “We have to finally, once and for all, fix our immigration system”

The United States has a long history of Presidents working to take action to address our country’s immigration system. From President Eisenhower to President Obama, our country’s leaders have spoken about the strength our nation draws from our immigrant culture.   For more Presidential quotes on immigration issues, please visit WhiteHouse.gov Now, earlier this week, Hillary… Read more »

The Scrambled States of Immigration

The New York Times Editorial Board weighs in on the current court case against President Obama’s Executive Action to work towards common sense immigration reform to keep families together and help everyone play by the rules: “Die-hard opponents fail to remember that laws and policies that deny rights and promote exclusion have been the source… Read more »

Obama immigration program, blocked by Texas judge, wins 14 states’ support

California, New York and 12 other states have joined forces to defend President Obama’s immigration reform plans and to request that the Texas injunction is thrown out: “14 mostly Democratic-led states – some with the highest populations of immigrants eligible for Obama’s program – are presenting an alternative argument: They say allowing immigrants some protections… Read more »

Federal judge in Texas blocks Obama immigration orders

A federal judge in Texas has ruled to temporarily delay President Obama’s Executive Action on immigration, which will provide a legal pathways forward for many undocumented residents in the United States: “Judge Hanen’s ruling is not permanent and we are confident that it will be repealed in a higher court,” Cristina Jimenez, managing director of… Read more »