DAPA, Obama, the Supreme Court, and Politics

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November 2014, after a stinging defeat at the polls, and with little left to lose in his political legacy, Obama announced a series of DHS policy memos that, when implemented, would rearrange his deportation priorities (after becoming the Deportation President with more than 2.5 million people deported), and create formalized system of Deferred Action to help long term resident undocumented …

DAPA and The 5th Circuit–Three Reasons Why Obama Failed to Win Approval of the Policy Change

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Its a sad day for immigrants who simply want a chance. DAPA falls,  Obama fails, and politics live. http://www.nytimes.com/…/fifth-circuit-court-of-appeals-rul… A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied the Obama administration’s request to lift a hold on the president’s executive actions on immigration, which would have granted protection from deportation as well as work permits to millions of immigrants in the country …

What Happens When USCIS Breaks The Law?

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Perhaps it has been too long since USCIS has truly been held accountable for its actions that it has become desensitized to the legal constraints under which it is permitted to operate. The USCIS is not given carte blanche to make whatever changes or interpretations it wants to long-standing immigration law, without first complying with the Administrative Procedure Act (”APA”). …