Obama administration will ask Supreme Court to protect millions from deportation

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Obama administration will ask Supreme Court to protect millions from deportation

"The Obama administration said Tuesday it will ask the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling and to back White House efforts to shield more than 4 million immigrants from deportation. The Justice Department will file an appeal seeking to overturn Monday's 2-1 ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. That decision said Obama had exceeded his authority when he created programs that allowed some immigrants in the country illegally to stay and obtain work permits. Even if the Supreme Court agrees to hear the high-profile case, they may not rule before Obama leaves office in January 2017. Immigration thus is almost certain to remain a politically contentious issue in the 2016 presidential campaign."

 

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  • Bennett, Brian. "Obama administration will ask Supreme Court to protect millions from deportation", Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2015.
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  • Illegal immigrant
  • Immigration policies
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  • US Supreme Court