While millions wait, the immigration debacle continues

06/27/2016 Chicago Tribune

immigrationFew topics have spawned more commentary in recent years than unauthorized immigration, and few have generated as much pressure for a solution. But in a decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court provided a nine-word ruling — “The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided court,” it read in its entirety — and no resolution. So a matter that has roiled American politics and government for years will go on roiling.

The result of the Supreme Court action was to return the dispute over President Barack Obama‘s immigration program to the lower courts. Obama’s initiative was meant to allow foreigners who are parents of children born here, and people brought here as children, to remain in the country despite their unauthorized status. It removed the threat that they would be deported.

Read more…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s