Sunday, January 10, 2016

High Court Could Rule on Petition for Certiorari in United States v. Texas as Early as January 19

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In its Conference of January 15, 2016, the Supreme Court is scheduled to consider the U.S. government's petition for certiorari in United States v. Texas, Texas’s challenge to the Obama administration’s expanded deferred action program for undocumented immigrants. 

SCOTUSBlog has collected the briefs submitted on the petition.  Besides the briefs of the United States and Texas and the  states, amicus briefs have been filed by the

Bipartisan Former Members of Congress

American Immigration Council, et al.

Major Cities Chiefs Association, et al.

184 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 34 Members of the U.S, Senate

Washington, et al.

Intervenors-respondents Jane Does

Former Federal Immigration and Homeland Security Officials

Mayors of New York, et al.

Minkwon Center for Community Action

American Unity Legal Defense Fund

Save Jobs USA and Washington Alliance of Technology Workers


The Court could issue an order on the petition as early as Tuesday, January 19 (Monday, January 18 is the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday).


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