United States vs. US Amicus Briefs

Yesterday, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Zoe Lofgren (D- CA19) were joined by 216 members of Congress in filing an amicus brief in support of the Supreme Court granting review of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in United States v. Texas, et al. The brief makes the case that the President’s November 2014 executive actions are constitutional and should be upheld.  You can read the brief here.

Also yesterday, 326 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups filed an amicus brief, urging the court to lift the injunction blocking the President’s executive actions.  You can read this brief here.