Dow Jones Business News: Court to Again Consider Obama Deportation Policy

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July 9, 2015

By Dow Jones Business News

The Obama administration on Friday will make another attempt to persuade a federal appeals court to let it move forward with its plan to defer deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants.

If the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals doesn’t overturn a ruling by a lower-court judge, the immigration initiative could remain mired in a legal dispute beyond President Barack Obama’s term in office. Leaders from Texas and 25 other largely Republican states have challenged the legality of Mr. Obama’s executive immigration action, announced in November, alleging that it represented an unconstitutional overreach of presidential power because it took place without approval from Congress. … Read the full story by Dow Jones Business News.

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