Progressive Movement News / June 27, 2016

For Immigrant Families, Supreme Court Denies Needed Relief

The divided Court’s ruling last week in U.S. v. Texas froze President Barack Obama’s signature immigration reform program in place. The 4-4 tie allowed a lower court’s injunction halting implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans, as well as the expansion of the Deferred action for Childhood Arrivals program, to stand. Reaction from all corners of the progressive advocacy and activism world was swift: