Washington Times | Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan

<p>Gerson Quinteron of Washington yells during a demonstration on immigration at the Supreme Court on Thursday. A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices' one-sentence opinion effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama's presidency. (Associated Press)</p>

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Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan in 4-4 tie

Gerson Quinteron of Washington yells during a demonstration on immigration at the Supreme Court on Thursday. A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices' one-sentence opinion effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama's presidency. (Associated Press)
Gerson Quinteron of Washington yells during a demonstration on immigration at the Supreme Court on Thursday. A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. (Associated Press)

President Obama lost his bid to kick-start his deportation amnesty Thursday after the Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4, keeping in place a lower court’s injunction, nixing the policy for the rest of Mr. Obama’s tenure and igniting political and legal debates that will carry on well beyond. Mr. Obama said the ruling “takes us further from the…

 

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