Lead paragraphs from a story in today’s Washington Times:
A federal judge late Monday halted President Obama’s deportation amnesty, ruling he overstepped his powers in trying to grant legal status to millions of illegal immigrants, in a decision that throws the White House’s plans into disarray just a day before applications were to be accepted.
Judge Andrew S. Hanen’s ruling is likely to be appealed, but it’s unclear whether it could reach the circuit court in New Orleans or even the Supreme Court before Wednesday, which is when the Homeland Security Department had planned to begin accepting the first applications under the new amnesty.
So here is the question for all our liberal friends. When federal judge Callie Granade in Alabama issued a ruling setting aside Alabama’s marriage amendment, liberals were in high dudgeon that anyone would question such an order or seek to delay such an order, or seek to wait until the issue had been resolved by the higher courts.
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