Media Availability: FAIR and IRLI Representatives at Supreme Court to Discuss United States v. Texas

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April 15, 2016

On Monday, April 18, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in United States v. Texas. The Obama administration is appealing a lower court’s injunction blocking implementation of two unlegislated illegal alien amnesty programs the president is seeking to carry out.

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) have filed amicus briefs in support of the 26 states that sued to prevent the president’s unconstitutional amnesty programs from being implemented. Both organizations will be present at the Court during oral arguments and will be available to discuss the day’s proceedings and the legal and constitutional arguments for why the government’s appeal should be rejected.

Who: Dan Stein, President of FAIR, and a long-standing member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Dale Wilcox, Executive Director and General Counsel of IRLI.

When: Monday, April 18, throughout the day and live following oral arguments.

Where: The steps of the United States Supreme Court, or by telephone.

Contact: Cassie Williams [Office: 202-328-7004, Cell: 479-387-4113] Dave Ray [Cell 202-368-7872]


Founded in 1979, FAIR is the country’s largest immigration reform group. With over 250,000 members nationwide, FAIR fights for immigration policies that serve national interests, not special interests. FAIR believes that immigration reform must enhance national security, improve the economy, protect jobs, preserve our environment, and establish a rule of law that is recognized and enforced.


Founded in 1987, IRLI is FAIR’s public interest legal affiliate. IRLI has a proud history of helping individual Americans and their local communities combat the harms posed by mass migration to the United States. Since the 1980s, IRLI has led the charge in a wide range of groundbreaking, national lawsuits on behalf of the American worker, taxpayer, and those most vulnerable in our communities.

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