Today the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift an injunction prohibiting the Obama administration…
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Fifth Circuit Maintains Roadblock to Obama Immigration Amnesty

Today the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift an injunction prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing an executive amnesty program for millions of illegal immigrants.

Ken Paxton, the Attorney General of Texas who is leading a 26 state lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s amnesty order, applauded the court for stopping “a drastic change in immigration policy” since the program bypassed congressional approval. Texas is alleging significant financial burdens on state taxpayers if the federal government is allowed to proceed.

The Obama administration is now considering whether to appeal the Fifth Circuit’s opinion to the U.S. Supreme Court, a move which could backfire and derail a policy goal long sought by immigration activists.

This much we know:…[more]

May 26, 2015 • 08:25 pm
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Obama Administration to Schools: It’s Racist to Punish Misbehaving Kids

Obama Administration to Schools: It’s Racist to Punish Misbehaving Kids

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 A New Format for GOP Presidential Debates

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