For Immediate Release: Monday, January 19, 2016
Contact: Carlos Vogel, firstname.lastname@example.org (202) 239-2133
(WASHINGTON)— The Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) today hailed the Supreme Court decision to hear the case involving President Obama’s executive actions that would grant administrative relief to millions of immigrant families.
Kica Matos, spokesperson of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), issued the following statement:
“We are extremely pleased that the Supreme Court has decided to take the case regarding President Obama’s executive actions to extend DACA and implement DAPA. Our families are thrilled the court saw that the lawsuit has been nothing but a thinly veiled attempt by anti-immigrant lawmakers to throw yet another roadblock in their way.”
“President Obama’s deferred action policies are practical, legal and in line with actions taken by other presidents from both parties. His executive actions will transform and improve the lives of millions of people who came to this country in search of a better life. It would create jobs, expand the GDP and add billions to our tax coffers.”
“While the legal battle continues and Republicans wage their anti-‐immigrant campaign, we must remember that these actions have a real human cost. Millions of families continue to live in legal limbo, in constant fear...