The Supreme Court on Tuesday will take up the Trump government's plan to end safeguards protecting some 660,000 immigrants from deportation, and legal experts assume that all eyes are on the likely tie-breaker Chief Justice John Roberts.
ROBERTS SAYS THAT SUPREME COURT CAN NOT BE AFFECTED BY POLITICS
Launched under an Obama-era Executive Order, DACA gives some undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US as children the opportunity to to obtain a renewable period of two years for a work permit.
Legal experts have looked back on Robert's June poll that prevented the issue of a citizenship issue at the 2020 census. The Trump administration claimed that Americans have the right to know who is illegal in the country.
"For our country so important that the very simple and fundamental question" Are you a citizen of the United States? "The census may be submitted in 2020," Trump tweeted at the time.
Critics said the question would discourage illegal immigrants from attending. The total number of censuses determines the seats in Congress and the political boundaries.
Linda Greenhouse, a New York Times columnist focusing on the Supreme Court, said last week that the parallels between the census case and the DACA are not precise, "but they are conspicuous."
She wrote that Roberts called the Ministry of Commerce's claim "invented" in the case.
The Ministry claimed that the question had to be raised so that the Ministry of Justice could better enforce the Voting Act. According to Greenhouse, Roberts has "made it clear that the court is dealing with the process, not the matter".
The authorities must provide "genuine justifications for important decisions, reasons that can be examined by courts and the interested public," he wrote, according to The Times. "Accepting invented reasons would ruin the purpose of the business."
The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that "Dreamer's best hope for victory almost certainly depends on" Roberts. CNN reported that lawyers formulated their argument to challenge a judiciary: Roberts.
But the L.A. Times pointed out that Roberts wrote in the travel ban decision that the country's executive oversees the enforcement of immigration rules. Roberts also presented the government with two more immigration hits.
The court approved President Trump by allowing him to enforce the travel ban on visitors from some Muslim-majority countries, and Roberts agreed that Trump postpone military dollars to fund the Wall.
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, who helped found the DACA Obama's Homeland Security Secretary, said the government appeared to recognize that stopping DACA protection was unpopular.
are told by the court to do it instead of doing it right, "said Napolitano in an interview with The Associated Press, a plaintiff named in the lawsuit.
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Trump said a decision in his favor would force the Democrats back to the table and become a "bipartisan deal" for the benefit of all. "
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