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DOJ Likely Has Strong Appeal In Executive Action Case

A federal district court judge temporarily blocked policies created by the president's immigration executive actions late Monday night, but the battle is far from over, with some legal experts saying the U.S. Department of Justice has a strong case for its appeal to the Fifth Circuit.


In the meantime, the Obama administration, which probably wasn't caught by surprise, will likely continue to encourage immigrants to get ready to apply to the programs, in case the decision is overturned, said Laura Foote Reiff of Greenberg Traurig LLP. Reiff added that hopefully the decision will spur Congress to pass actual immigration legislation.

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