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Amnesty Blocked by a Tied Supreme Court, But Next President Will Decide Whether to Restart It

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty program for illegal aliens went down in flames Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 on the case, leaving in place the lower court’s decision striking down Obama’s program. But a Hillary Clinton victory in November would mean that amnesty would return—and be upheld by a new Supreme Court.

Clinton Releases Plan to Dissolve U.S. Border Within 100 Days

Professional Republicans in the #NeverTrump movement continue to oppose the presumptive nominee selected by the GOP electorate and are now floating strategies to throw the election to Hillary Clinton. However, an examination of Clinton’s campaign promises reveals that Republicans who

Fate of Obama’s Amnesty Uncertain at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON—Justices on the Supreme Court were sharply divided on several aspects of President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, but it’s very likely that the 26 states challenging Obama’s program will prevail, ending the president’s gambit to grant legal status to 4.5 million illegal aliens.

Advocates for Executive Amnesty Light Up Social Media

Advocates for executive amnesty are out in force supporting benefits for illegal aliens as oral arguments begin at the U.S. Supreme Court. The court is hearing the challenge to President Obama’s unlawful executive amnesty order by Texas and twenty-six other states.

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Supreme Court’s Options Without Scalia

WASHINGTON, DC—As the United States mourns the loss of a legal titan, Justice Antonin Scalia, many Americans are wondering what happens now at the Supreme Court, especially on issues that were expected to go 5-4.

Obama and the DOJ Appeal Halt of His Executive Amnesty Program

President Obama and the Department of Justice filed a petition on Friday asking the United States Supreme Court to overturn the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit putting a halt to the administration’s executive amnesty program. The administration has asked for an expedited appellate review.

A Brief Look at the DOJ and ACLU’s War Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, the tough on-border issues sheriff in Arizona who sued President Obama for his executive order on amnesty, has been the target of a war by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). He is presently facing contempt of court for allegedly profiling illegal immigrants.

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It’s Economics 101: Support the Deny Amnesty Credits Act

President Obama rewrote our nation’s immigration laws with just the stroke of his pen. This may turn out to be the most dangerous and disruptive action of his presidency. He disregarded the separation of powers and acted in clear defiance of Congress. In doing so, he promoted and rewarded illegal immigration, while putting our national security further at risk.

Rubio Affirms He’ll End Obama’s Executive Amnesty; Univision Interview Mistranslated

In a Spanish language interview with Jorge Ramos on Univision’s Al Punto show, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) discussed immigration policy, affirming his longstanding objection to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs. Part of the Ramos interview with Rubio aired on Wednesday and the full interview is scheduled to air on Sunday.

Gutierrez and Cardenas (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

Rep. Cardenas Tells Illegals: ‘I Represent All of You’ in Congress

U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) has been traveling the country on an “Immigration Action National Tour,” gathering foreign nationals illegally present in the United States, organizing them to rally for comprehensive immigration reform, and guiding them in applying for legal status under President Obama’s executive amnesty plans–DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Accountability).

Gutierrez at USC (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

Rep. Gutierrez Preps Illegals for ‘Dream Act’ on Cross-Country Tour

U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) isn’t letting a judge’s orders keep him from a cross-country tour that landed in Los Angeles this weekend, counseling illegal aliens on how to apply for Obama’s executive actions on immigration–DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Accountability)–and to stay in the country with newly minted legal status.

Cruz Highlights Unfairness of Obama’s Amnesty Towards Legal Immigrants

In Monday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) questioned U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials about whether the agency was taking funds from fees paid by legal immigrants and diverting them to pay for President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty program. Cruz also asked about how USCIS officials were complying with the recent temporary injunction issued by a federal district court judge in Texas, which was supposed to block the Obama administration from implementing the program.