Gov't Admits To Violating Block On Immigration Actions

Law360, New York (May 8, 2015, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice admitted Thursday that the government had mistakenly violated an injunction on two major immigration policies created by the president's executive actions by issuing expanded work authorization documents to roughly 2,000 immigrants after the block had been ordered.

In an advisory to the Texas court overseeing the executive action suit brought by 26 states, the DOJ said the U.S. Department of Homeland Security now believes that roughly 2,000 immigrants were given three-year work permits after the court issued its Feb. 16 injunction.

The injunction expressly forbade the federal government from implementing any of the executive actions' expansions...

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