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Podcast: Is President Obama's immigration policy against the law?

April 21, 2016 by NCC Staff


immigration_childonshoulders_640On April 18, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in one of the most important cases of the current Supreme Court term: United States v. Texas, in which Texas and 25 other states are challenging the legality of President Obama’s deferred deportation programs for some U.S. residents living in the country illegally.

Joining We the People to discuss the statutory and constitutional issues in the case, and to review oral arguments, are two experts in the field.

Josh Blackman is an Associate Professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law.Cristina Rodriguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

In February, Blackman and Rodriguez were joined by Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz of Georgetown University and Adam Cox of New York University for a program at the Center on this important case. Watch on, or listen on Live at America’s Town Hall.

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