Tag: Donald Verrilli

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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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White House Asks High Court to Hear Amnesty Appeal Before 2016 Election

U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli is asking the Supreme Court to deny a request from Texas and 25 other states for a delay before considering whether President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty is illegal. The Court should resolve the case before its term ends in June 2016, Verrilli says.