After US V. Texas, Immigration Reform Is Up In The Air

Law360, New York (July 5, 2016, 12:54 PM EDT) -- On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the case of United States v. Texas, disappointing millions of undocumented immigrants who call the United States their home. In a deadlocked 4-4 decision, the Supreme Court affirmed the preliminary injunction issued by the Fifth Circuit enjoining the implementation of the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs. The DAPA program would have provided relief from deportation and work permits for undocumented parents of U.S. Citizens or lawful permanent residents. This ruling does not impact the original DACA program launched in 2012....

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