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Supreme Court Will Hear DACA/DAPA Lawsuit

Today, the United States Supreme Court announced that it will hear an appeal that from the Obama Administration involving President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The case, SCOTUSwhile not scheduled for oral arguments yet, will be heard later this spring, likely in April, with a decision likely in June. Twenty-six states sued the federal government over President Obama’s plans to expand DACA and create DAPA. A federal district judge enjoined the Obama Administration from proceeding with implementing its new immigration plans while the lawsuit was heard in court. An appeals court upheld the injunction late this summer. The name of the case is United States v. Texas. For more information about this case, view our previous blog posts and be sure to monitor our blog for future updates.

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