Thursday, March 26, 2015

New Jersey Sides with Texas, Other States in Texas v. United States


With Presidential ambitions, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has decided to have his state join Texas and 25 others in challenging the Obama administration's expanded deferred action program.  In a brief filed earlier this week in the Fifth Circuit, New Jersey and other states have opposed the stay sought by the U.S. government of the preliminary injunction entered by the district court.  Click here and here for articles reporting on this latest development. A group known as New Jersey Youth for Immigrant Liberation has condemned Govrnor Christie's actions.  New Jersey previously had not taken a stand in the Texas v. United States litigation.


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