Dem. Lawmakers Ask High Court To Take Immigration Case

Law360, New York (December 4, 2015, 8:20 PM ET) — More than 200 Democratic members of Congress asked the Supreme Court on Thursday evening to take up the Obama administration’s challenge to an injunction on the president’s key executive actions on immigration, arguing that the initiatives are within the executive branch’s authority.

The brief, filed by 218 Democratic senators and representatives, urged the high court to review and reverse the Fifth Circuit’s Nov. 9 ruling, which upheld a block on executive actions that, if allowed to take effect, could shield millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation….

Source: Law360