Obama to Appeal Immigration Ruling to Supreme Court

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Obama to Appeal Immigration Ruling to Supreme Court

"President Obama will ask the Supreme Court to clear the way for his far-reaching overhaul of the nation’s immigration system, administration lawyers said Tuesday, setting up a battle in the nation’s highest court over whether nearly five million undocumented immigrants can legally live and work in the United States. A year after the president asserted the power of his office to provide work permits and protection from deportation for those immigrants, his plan remains under assault by conservatives who have tied it up in legal limbo. On Monday, a federal appeals court said the president had exceeded his authority."

 

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  • Shear, Michael D. "Obama to Appeal Immigration Ruling to Supreme Court", New York Times, November 10, 2015.
  • Green card
  • Illegal immigrant
  • Migration management
  • Permanent residency
  • US Supreme Court