5th Circ. Args May Signal Deference To Executive Action Block
Law360, New York (April 20, 2015, 8:37 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit is unlikely to lift a block on the immigration policies created by the president's executive actions, experts predict, particularly after a key appellate judge seemed inclined to show deference to the district court's findings during oral arguments on Friday.
While the three-judge panel showed a keen interest in the case during the roughly two-and-a-half hour oral argument session, it's doubtful that they'll grant the federal government's motion to stay a Feb. 16 injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen on two new executive action policies, attorneys and experts told Law360.
"I wouldn't be surprised to get a relatively short opinion,...
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