Kaus is now blogging at his own site http://kausfiles.com/.
Update your bookmarks accordingly.
(Hat tip: Instapundit.)
If you hadn’t heard, House Republicans caved in to fund Obama’s unconstitutional illegal alien amnesty.
Even more infuriating: Four Texas Republican congressmen were among the 75 Republicans who caved:
Will Hurd at least has the excuse that he represents a majority Hispanic swing district representing San Antonio and several border counties, so it’s possible that he’s following the wishes of his constituents.
Carter, Granger and McCaul do not.
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Time for another Texas vs. California update:
Today “a federal court in Pennsylvania declared aspects of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration policy unconstitutional.”
From the text of the decision: “The Court holds that the Executive Action is unconstitutional because it violates the separation of powers and the Take Care Clause of the Constitution.”
Note: This is different than the D.C. District Court, which has also agreed to consider whether Obama’s amnesty is unconstitutional.
It looks like all those liberal pundits opining that “Oh, it will be years before the case works its way through the court system, by which time it will be too late” to undo the amnesty may be mistaken…
(Hat tip: Instapundit.)
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has agreed to hear a challenge to Obama’s unconstitutional illegal alien amnesty.
In a ruling that could short-circuit one of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, a federal court has allowed U.S. tech workers to challenge extensions of foreign laborers’ status here.
The case of Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has “major implications” for the president’s ability to expand the number of work visas and the terms or durations of those visas.
Here’s the actual text of the decision to hear the case. Basically it affirms that high tech workers do have standing to sue over the executive order.
Mickey Kaus suggested that the separation of powers issues in Obama’s executive order might prompt the courts to move a lot more quickly than usual on the case. The District Court ruling suggests that he may be right.