U.S. v. Texas: DOJ Letter Opposing Extension

November 24, 2015

Adela de la Torre, 213-400-7822, [email protected]

Department of Justice Takes a Stand for Immigrant Families

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice today submitted a forceful letter to the Supreme Court opposing Texas’s request for additional time to reply to the Obama administration’s petition for certiorari in Texas v. United States, the case that has put DAPA and the expansion of DACA, two of President Obama’s executive initiatives on immigration, on hold. Below is a statement from Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center:

“The Obama administration recognizes that justice delayed is justice denied in Texas v. U.S. We applaud the administration for boldly defending its policies and urging the Supreme Court to review this case this term. Our families have waited long enough. It’s time for the Court to deliver justice for aspiring Americans and their children.”

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