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17 States Pull the Trigger and File an Action in Federal Court to Enjoin the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action Program

The Texas Attorney General was joined by 16 other States in asking a Federal District Court in Brownsville, Texas to strike down as unconstitutional the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action program. They are also seeking injunctive relief.

It appears that the plaintiffs are targeting that portion of the Administration’s Executive Actions that impact the undocumented foreign nationals. Other Executive Actions impacting the business community do not appear to be covered by the lawsuit.

We will continue you to update you with further analysis as this case progresses.

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Laura Foote Reiff, Greeberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Labor and Employment, Immigration Law Attorney
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Laura Foote Reiff Co-Chairs the Business Immigration & Compliance Practice and is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the Northern Virginia Office. She also Co-Chairs the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s International Employment, Immigration & Workforce Strategies group. Laura focuses her practice on business immigration laws and regulations affecting U.S. and foreign companies, as well as related employment compliance and legislative issues.

Laura advises corporations on a variety of compliance-related issues, particularly related to...

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