Court Refuses to Allow Obama Amnesty to Proceed

Keith Koffler
White House Dossier

A panel of a federal appeals court Tuesday declined to reverse a district court judge’s ruling that blocked President Obama’s plan to grant temporary amnesty for some 5 million illegal immigrants, saying that overriding the ruling could force states to take irreversible actions that would become illegal if the challenge to Obama’s action prevails…

…The administration will no doubt appeal, but it’s unclear whether it will go directly to the Supreme Court.

Obama’s two most significant policies – this and Obamacare – hang by legal threads. It’s indicative of the divisive, imperious nature of this presidency that Obama governs by such questionably legal means.



The complete article is at White House Dossier.



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