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Photo credit: Diane Ovalle

Photo credit: Diane Ovalle

Questions & Answers on the Call for a Moratorium post-Supreme Court Decision

By: Tania Unzueta, Policy & Legal Director

After the 4-4 ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States failed to lift the injunction expanding the deferred action programs, President Obama stated in a nationally televised press conference that he did not expect further executive actions on immigration to be feasible before the end of his presidency.[1]

He stated that the only alternative is to pressure Congress to pass immigrant rights legislation and focus on getting a good candidate in the November election.

So, why are we calling for a moratorium on deportations from President Obama?

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