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bars-1177698_640In a brief to the Supreme Court, the State of Texas objected to the Obama administration’s planned immigration initiative to defer deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants, calling it an illegal program due to how it reportedly legitimizes “unlawful conduct.”

On April 18, the United States Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments involving the program, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), an executive action announced by President Obama in November 2014 serving as an extension of the existing immigration policy, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and widely considered the centerpiece of the president’s second term. However, a federal judge and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals enjoined the proposed action.

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