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Supreme Court Deadlocked on DAPA Resulting in No Relief for Millions

Supreme Court Deadlocked on DAPA Resulting in No Relief for Millions

A Supreme Court ruling this past Thursday resulted in a rare 4-4 tie—a deadlock in a case that would have decided the status of over five million undocumented immigrants who are parents of citizens and/or lawful residents of the United States.  The case, United States v. Texas, reviewed President...

President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Order

President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Order

On November 21, 2014, President Obama announced that he would be issuing an executive order that would defer the deportation of millions of people who do not have legal status to be in the United States.     To qualify for deferred action under the executive order, a person must meet the following...

President Obama takes action on Immigration when Congress doesn't

President Obama takes action on Immigration when Congress doesn't

On November 20, 2014, President Obama laid out a sweeping plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system. This plan will drastically alter the lives of many undocumented immigrants living in the country. Although, most people have only heard discussion in the news about the part of the plan that...