As political documents, the lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end a quasi-amnesty program created by the previous administration are effective at stirring protests.
As legal documents, according to several scholars, they are riddled with dubious claims.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this month that President Barack Obama’s administration exceeded its authority in creating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and Trump vowed to end it after a six-month transition period. The decision prompted not one, not two, but three separate federal lawsuits. ... Read the full story by Brendan Kirby.