State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law [electronic resource] : Historical Precedents and Pending Litigation in Texas V. United States.

Provides overview of prior and pending challenges by States to Federal officials alleged failure to enforce the Immigration and Nationality Act and other provisions of immigration law that pertain to the exclusion and removal of unauthorized aliens. Discusses lawsuits filed by six States in the mid-...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Corporate Author: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: [S.l] : [s.n.], 2015.
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Summary:Provides overview of prior and pending challenges by States to Federal officials alleged failure to enforce the Immigration and Nationality Act and other provisions of immigration law that pertain to the exclusion and removal of unauthorized aliens. Discusses lawsuits filed by six States in the mid-1990s; Arizona counterclaims to the Federal Government suit to enjoin enforcement of S.B. 1070; and Mississippi challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative. Describes challenge brought by 27 States or their representatives in 2014 to the recently announced expansion of DACA and creation of a similar program for unlawfully present aliens whose children are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent resident aliens.
Item Description:Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Aug. 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Physical Description:1 online resource (26 p.), digital, PDF file.