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End of an Error: Dealing With DACA

By Jay Sekulow1504726021850

By ending DACA, the President did the right thing. Yesterday, the Trump Administration officially rescinded former President Obama’s unconstitutional Executive action referred to as DACA – or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA – which President Obama infamously said he took an action...

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Everything About New DHS Immigration Memos

By Miles Terry1487710770305

Earlier today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released two new memos outlining the Trump Administration’s plan to aggressively enforce the current immigration laws of the country, which will likely result in a massive expansion of the number of illegal immigrants detained and deported.

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“Sanctuary” For Who? – Lawlessness & Anarchy

By Craig Parshall1486155257575

Words can be powerful conduits for truth. But in politics, language can also serve to camouflage public harm under the gloss of an appealing label. Take, for example, the “Sanctuary City” movement. A host of cities have passed local rules under the guise of that attractive mantra, creating...

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Legality of Immigration Bans Questioned

By ACLJ.org1485889324784

Jordan Sekulow, Executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice provides insight into the legality of President Trump's immigration executive orders.

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Sekulow: Trump’s Executive Order is Constitutional

By ACLJ.org1485797009287

Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice provides insight into the legality of President Trump's immigration executive orders.

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Obama Takes Lawlessness to SCOTUS

By Jay Sekulow1448312199679

Exactly one year after announcing the unconstitutional Executive overreach that unilaterally rewrote our nation’s immigration laws, the Obama Administration asked the Supreme Court of the United States to hear its appeal of a Fifth Circuit decision halting its implementation. President Obama has...

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Constitution 1, impatient Obama 0

By Jay Sekulow1424204298896

It’s still early in the legal battle over President Obama’s sweeping immigration actions, but so far the score is clear: The Constitution 1, an impatient president, 0. Last night, Federal District Court Judge Andrew Hanen ordered a temporary halt to President Obama’s so-called “Deferred Action for...

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Court Halts Obama’s Executive Action

By Jay Sekulow1424192421808

Just before midnight last night, a federal court issued an order temporarily halting President Obama’s illegal Executive action on immigration. The federal court agreed with our amicus brief – on behalf of 68 Members of Congress and over 70,000 Americans – that President Obama’s actions violated...

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Congress Must Preserve Constitution

By Jay Sekulow1417534282235

It’s unconstitutional. It’s reckless. It’s lawless. All these things have been said about President Obama’s executive action on immigration—a breathtaking order that not only changes laws passed by Congress, but will likely send millions of mostly low-skill workers flooding into a workplace that is...

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Stop Obama’s Lawless Immigration Order

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We have a president, not a king. Yet President Obama has decided to act like a king, using imperial powers to change the status of millions of illegal immigrants. This is bad policy, and it is bad...

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Executive Imperialism

By David French1416524300700

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times — divided government means “gridlock.” With Congress in the hands of one party and the presidency in the hands of the other, nothing gets done. In fact, there’s an argument that voters see this alleged “gridlock” as a feature of divided...

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Stop Obstructing a Secure Border

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With the federal government failing in its responsibility to secure our borders, many states began enacting fair and appropriate measures to protect their citizens. Instead of applauding the state...

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Sign the ACLJ’s Supreme Court Brief: Stop Illegal Immigration

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The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to determine whether Arizona's illegal immigration law is constitutional. Arizona enacted a state law – that is consistent with federal law -- that...

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Federal Court Blocks Key Provisions of Arizona Immigration Law

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Arizonas legal battle just moved into high gear. With a federal district court in Phoenix blocking key provisions of Arizonas new immigration law from taking effect, the next step is clear: A federal...

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President Obama: Stop Your Assault on America

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Its extremely troubling. President Obama has filed an unprecedented report with the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council AGAINST his own country. The Obama Administration has launched a new...

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President Obama Should Uphold the Law

By Jay Sekulow1345833952000

The Obama Administration is facing a serious legal challenge over its "amnesty" immigration program. Ten agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have filed a federal lawsuit challenging what amounts to a power play by President Obama - an end run around Congress - to implement a...

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Border Security? Agents Ordered to Give Illegal Immigrants a Pass

By Jay Sekulow1343675812000

There's a troubling new development regarding U.S. efforts to protect our borders. The leadership of unions representing thousands of immigration agents now contend that the Obama Administration - specifically the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - is implementing a new policy that forces...

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State Sovereignty is Issue at SCOTUS

By Jay Sekulow1340661061000

The Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. United States represents an important victory for Arizona and proponents of the States’ authority to protect their borders and citizens when the federal government fails to do so. Granted, the Court’s holding that some of the Arizona law (SB 1070)’s...

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SCOTUS Puts AZ in Tough Spot with Immigration

By Jay Sekulow1340652104000

The Supreme Court today unanimously upheld a key provision of Arizona S.B. 1070 - a provision of the law that gives police authority to check the immigration status of a person while enforcing other laws if ‘reasonable suspicion’ exists that the person is in the United States illegally. That's the...

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President Obama's Arrogance

By Jay Sekulow1340048710000

It's a tactic that has become the hallmark of his presidency. President Obama declaring a change in U.S. immigration law. No Congressional action. No court decision. Just another executive decision. This time changing immigration law to permit young people who were brought to this country illegally...

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