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  • Supreme Court Appears Likely to Approve Trump's Effort to Rescind DACA

    11/14/2019 10:04:34 PM PST · by MaxistheBest · 50 replies
    the Federalist Papers ^ | 11/12/2019 | the Federalist Papers
    Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic to President Donald Trump’s effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children – dubbed “Dreamers” – part of his tough immigration policies. Several of the five conservative justices appeared skeptical that courts can even review the Republican president’s 2017 plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which had been implemented in 2012 by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama. Even if the court finds that it can be reviewed, conservative justices indicated they think...
  • With DACA looking set for a Supreme Court victory, the left takes aim at Stephen Miller

    11/13/2019 7:34:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/13/2019 | Monica Showalter
    Stephen Miller is one of President Trump's most effective and loyal White House advisors. He's competent, and he gets a lot done on the immigration front, an area that's unusually difficult to navigate politically, with Democrats dead set against any borders or rule of law, a leftist establishment that continuously uses the courts to render rule of law at the border meaningless, and a public susceptible to the media's migrant sob stories as their argument for ending any border laws. Even the clergy piles on in favor of the lawbreaking. Now that Trump is poised for what appears to be...
  • DACA’S DAY IN COURT

    11/12/2019 4:01:19 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    Powerline ^ | NOVEMBER 12, 2019 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in the case challenging President Trump’s decision to shut down the DACA program, established by President Obama, that allows undocumented young adults who came to the United States as children to apply for protection from deportation. Obama had said that, because he is not a king, he lacked the power to institute this kind of program. Frustrated, though, by Congress’s inactivity, Obama eventually played the part of king and established DACA. The Trump administration reversed Obama’s program after Attorney General Sessions concluded, correctly, that it was “effectuated . . . without proper statutory authority.” The...
  • Supreme Court appears inclined to let Trump end DACA Program

    11/12/2019 10:33:27 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 133 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov 12, 2019 | Pete Williams
    WASHINGTON — A bare majority of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to let the Trump administration follow through on its plan to shut down DACA, the federal program that has allowed nearly 800,000 young people, known as dreamers, to avoid deportation and remain in the U.S. With hundreds of DACA supporters rallying outside — so many that police shut down the street in front of the Supreme Court — the justices heard nearly an hour and a half of oral arguments. Based on their questions, it appeared that the court's five conservatives were inclined to rule that the...
  • Is It a Crime to Encourage Unauthorized Immigration? The Supreme Court Will Decide

    11/11/2019 7:37:18 PM PST · by Theoria · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 11 Nov 2019 | Adam Liptak
    A 1986 federal law makes it a crime to “encourage” unauthorized immigrants to come to or stay in the United States. “The statute potentially criminalizes the simple words — spoken to a son, a wife, a parent, a friend, a neighbor, a co-worker, a student, a client — ‘I encourage you to stay here,’” Judge A. Wallace Tashima wrote last year for a unanimous panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, in striking down the law. The law applies to a grandmother urging a grandchild to overstay a visa or a lawyer...
  • DACA lands before Supreme Court: Showdown over Trump bid to end ‘Dreamer’ program

    11/11/2019 6:48:27 AM PST · by Java4Jay · 93 replies
    The long-running battle over the Trump administration’s bid to end the Obama-era program for young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers” will land before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
  • Supreme Court denies Trump administration request to fast-track DACA case

    06/03/2019 10:43:56 AM PDT · by be-baw · 39 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 3, 2019 | CAMILO MONTOYA-GALVEZ
    Washington — The Supreme Court on Monday denied a recent request by the Trump administration for the court to quickly decide if it will hear oral arguments in a protracted legal battle over President Trump's move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation. The one-sentence order by the conservative-leaning court thwarted a request made by the Justice Department late last month and is likely to prolong the nearly two-year court fight over the fate of the Obama-era program — which has been kept alive by several...