DOJ Likely Has Strong Appeal In Executive Action Case

Law360, New York (February 17, 2015, 9:47 PM EST) -- A federal district court judge temporarily blocked policies created by the president's immigration executive actions late Monday night, but the battle is far from over, with some legal experts saying the U.S. Department of Justice has a strong case for its appeal to the Fifth Circuit.

In reaction to U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen's ruling — which blocked both the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and a new program for immigrant parents called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents — experts said the consensus is that the federal government will likely succeed...

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