TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 26, 2015

Voting 2-1, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today upheld a trial judge’s nationwide preliminary injunction against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. “Because the government is unlikely to succeed on the merits of its appeal of the injunction, we deny the motion for stay and the request to narrow the scope of the injunction,” Judge Jerry Smith wrote. Arguments on the merits of the case are tentatively scheduled for early July, the National Law Journal reports.