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Buckle Up: Federal Appeals Court Rules AGAINST Obama's 'Illegal' Immigration Plan

Buckle Up: Federal Appeals Court Rules AGAINST Obama's 'Illegal' Immigration Plan

NEW ORLEANS –  President Obama's plan to protect from deportation an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally has suffered another setback in court.

In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a Texas-based judge's injunction blocking the Obama administration's immigration initiative.

Republicans had criticized the plan as an illegal executive overreach when Obama announced it last November. Twenty-six states challenged the plan in court.

The administration argued that the executive branch was within its rights in deciding to defer deportation of selected groups of immigrants.

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