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They Still Have Their Dream: Why Kris Kobach's Vitriol-Based Lawsuit Will Fail

"[O] ne cannot separate the vitriol against DREAMers in states like Arizona and the law suit challenging DACA. They emanate from the same xenophobia against immigrants without being able to see that the deserving beneficiaries of DACA are out of status for no fault of their own, and even if one...

ICE Anti-DACA Lawsuit Moves Forward: Crane v. Napolitano

On Jan. 24, 2013, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor (N.D. Tx.) issued an Order in the Crane v. Napolitano lawsuit filed by ICE agents and the State of Mississippi challenging DACA. The Order grants in part and denies in part the Government's Motion to Dismiss, thus permitting the case to move...

Federal Judge Mulls Dallas DACA Lawsuit by ICE

"A federal judge is expected to rule within a few weeks or even days on whether Congress has the primary right to amend deportation processes that create benefits for young immigrants, after a hearing Monday in a Dallas district court. Ten U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents, including...

Is DACA Illegal? A Dallas Court Says, 'Maybe' (UPDATED)

"A court challenge by federal immigration agents seeking to block President Barack Obama’s deferred-deportation initiative will probably succeed, a judge said. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Dallas today put off his own decision on whether to grant the request for a preliminary...

Anti-DACA Lawsuit Dismissed: Crane v. Napolitano

"[T]he Court finds that Congress has precluded Plaintiffs from pursuing their claims in this Court by enacting the CSRA. Therefore, the Court finds that this case should be and is hereby DISMISSED without prejudice for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction." Crane v. Napolitano, July 31, 2013...

Fifth Circuit Shoots Down ICE Agents' DACA Lawsuit: Crane v. Johnson

"The Agents allege that exercising deferred action violates federal law, because the law requires them to detain all illegal aliens for the purpose of placing the aliens in removal proceedings. The State of Mississippi alleges that the deferred action has caused additional aliens to remain in the...