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State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law [electronic resource] : Historical Precedents and Pending Litigation.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
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Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (20 pages)) : digital, PDF file
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Subjects:
Noncitizens.
Deportation.
Arizona.
Mississippi.
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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 over 20 States 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. Compares pending litigation to prior litigation.
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CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Feb. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division. State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law
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