High Court May Take Obama Immigration Case This Term

By Allissa Wickham (November 10, 2015, 10:32 PM EST) -- The Obama administration lost a key fight in the Fifth Circuit on Monday over the president's immigration executive actions, leaving millions of immigrants in limbo, but experts say the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to have the final say.

In a ruling that wasn't unexpected but still disappointed many immigration advocates, a divided Fifth Circuit panel upheld a block on President Barack Obama's executive actions on Monday, further ensnaring initiatives that could shield roughly 4.4 million people from deportation.

However, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it plans to bring the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. And while it's...

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