Friday, April 26, 2013
Not above the law
He'll ignore it is my prediction.
Judge says Obama reprieves lacked legal basis
By Jeremy Roebuck - Express-News
The Obama administration overstepped its authority last year in granting deportation reprieves to thousands of immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, a federal court in Dallas has found.
But U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor stopped short of ordering a stop to the program in a preliminary ruling this week, saying he was not sure he had the jurisdiction to do so.
Even so, his opinion offered a strong rebuke to an initiative President Barack Obama touted throughout his re-election bid to woo Latino voters and comes amid a White House push to legalize millions more immigrants living in the country illegally.
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