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Obama Agrees to Halt Amnesty Lawsuit Until Trump DOJ in Place

A joint motion was filed Friday morning by the plaintiff states and the defendants, including the United States, in the executive amnesty litigation. The movants write, “the parties have met and conferred and have reached agreement on how to proceed in this case.” They want a stay until exactly one month after President-Elect Donald Trump is sworn in.

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Soros-Funded Firm Fighting Texas Executive Amnesty Injunction In the States

An illegal alien, represented by a George Soros-funded law firm, has filed a lawsuit to fight the judicial action blocking illegal aliens from receiving benefits under President Obama’s executive amnesty program. The injunction was left standing by the U.S. Supreme Court in June.

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Federal Judge Questions SEC Case Against Texas AG Paxton

A federal judge hearing the case from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he wonders if the prosecution is trying to fit a “square peg in a round hole.”

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DHS Calendar Records Reveal Extent of Obama’s Long Immigration Push

Fourteen hundred pages of recently uncovered calendar records from high-ranking officials at the Obama Administration reveal just how many resources and time the administration will spend trying to push through its immigration policies, including executive amnesty.

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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.

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Texas SCOTUS Cases Still Pending: Abortion, Affirmative Action, Executive Amnesty

The United States Supreme Court issued three opinions today but left three important cases arising out of Texas pending. The nation’s highest court has not issued a decision on these cases from Texas involving abortion, affirmative action, or the state’s challenge to the federal government’s executive amnesty order.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Alleged DACA Recipient Charged with Two Additional Lewd Acts with a Child

A man charged with child molestation and distribution of child pornography and allegedly granted executive amnesty under a 2012 executive action by President Barack Obama has been charged with two additional felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age.

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Obama’s Executive Amnesty Suffers Another Hit in Federal Courts

A panel of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has refused to remove an order that blocks the President from implementing his executive amnesty program, which would prevent deportations and grant work permits to millions of 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.

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Jeb: ‘I Would’ Undo DACA and DAPA, ‘Expand Economic Immigrants’

Former Florida Governor and prospective presidential candidate Jeb Bush (R) said that he would undo the president’s DACA and DAPA programs if elected, and touted immigration reform that would “narrow family petitioning, expand economic immigrants” on Tuesday’s “Michael Medved Show.”

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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.

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Sacramento to Consider Healthcare for Illegals this Week

This Wednesday, lawmakers in California’s Senate Health Committee will consider whether taxpayers should foot the healthcare bill for approximately one million illegal immigrants in the Golden State who are without insurance.