• Kevin Penton

Law360: Immigration Group Backs Trump At DC Circ. In DACA Suit

A conservative legal organization on Monday urged the D.C. Circuit to reverse a lower court’s ruling that allowed an Obama-era program that protects young unauthorized immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, known as Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, to continue.

Because former President Barack Obama implemented without authority a program that is inherently unlawful, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the American Federation of Teachers and other organizations that serve as plaintiffs in the case lack standing to challenge the federal government’s bid to rescind DACA, according to the amicus brief filed by the Immigration Reform Law Institute. Read the full story at Law360.

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