Effort To Shrink Immigration Block Faces Steep Battle

Law360, New York (August 25, 2016, 10:02 PM EDT) -- A new suit in New York federal court hoping to narrow the scope of the block against President Barack Obama's immigration actions is being called "novel" and "creative" by experts, but they say the case may face a tough road ahead since federal judges don't often buck each other's injunctions.

The case, launched Thursday by an immigrant whose work authorization period was cut back after the executive actions were blocked, is seeking to exempt New York immigrants like himself from the injunction, calling it "unlawfully broad." But that request may be a bit of a tall order, according to immigration experts,...

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