WASHINGTON ? Back from its summer recess, the Supreme Court on Monday declined a long-shot petition by the Obama administration to reconsider a deadlocked June ruling that left the president’s executive actions on immigration in limbo.
One member short following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the court split evenly in that case ? a multi-state challenge to a plan that would have deferred the deportation of millions of undocumented parents of American citizens and permanent residents.
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to rehear the case over President Obama's executive orders to aid some undocumented immigrants. The court, absent one justice, deadlocked this spring, leaving the lower court’s de...
Lawyers for the Obama administration on Monday asked the Supreme Court for a redo of United States v. Texas, the major immigration case in which the court’s 4-to-4 deadlock effectively left on hold President Barack Obama’s executive...
The Obama administration had argued that a matter of such importance should be resolved by a nine-member court.
The Supreme Court Monday dealt another blow to the Obama Administration’s programs easing immigration deportations, refusing to rehear the case, U.S. v. Texas, that the court decided in June. In … Click to Continue »