Breitbart: Soros-Funded Firm Fighting Texas Executive Amnesty Injunction In the States

IRLI In The News

November 7, 2016

By Lana Shadwick

An illegal alien, represented by a George Soros-funded law firm, has filed a lawsuit to fight the judicial action blocking illegal aliens from receiving benefits under President Obama’s executive amnesty program. The injunction was left standing by the U.S. Supreme Court in June.

The plaintiff illegal alien in the California lawsuit, Rocio Sanchez Ponce, contends that the legal block does not apply to her because a nationwide injunction against amnesty is improper and unlawful. She and two other plaintiffs from other “pro-amnesty” areas, New York and Illinois, are trying to have the nationwide injunction confined to only the 26 states that brought suit against President Obama.

The states joined Texas in suing the federal government for dictating that the DAPA program (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents) be implemented. The November 2014 executive order also expanded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (“DACA+”). Obama used federal government action to create DAPA in his post-midterms executive action announcement and unilaterally expanded his previous 2012 DACA program by extending amnesty and work-permit benefits from two to three years. This was despite the President publicly admitting many times that he lacked the authority to create such programs without congressional authorization. … Read the full story by Lana Shadwick.

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