and the administration:
A U.S. district judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit against the
Department of Homeland Security filed by American workers who lost their
jobs to foreign replacements.
A DHS bid to get the case thrown out on procedural grounds has
failed, after U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan denied the motion to
dismiss last week.
“The larger implication is that Obama is arguing he has the executive
authority to allow anyone to work in the United States,” Miano told
TheDCNF in April. “[He] started with the children, then the parents, and
now the spouses of H-1B workers.”
Follow that up with
Federal trial judge Andrew Hanen on Tuesday issued an order directing the defendants–including Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson–to appear personally before him on August 19 to explain why they should not be held in contempt. The basis for possible contempt is DOJ’s willful violation of Hanen’s injunction against further enforcement of President Obama’s unilateral executive actions on immigration:
About damn time. I do wonder why they get more than a month to keep playing games before showing up, though. This may be promising, but it still smells of "I'm mad, but I'm not going to actually do anything other than say some more words."