So this happened.
A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked President Obama’sexecutive action on immigration that protected as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation — a move that is garnering praise from Republicans who believe the president has acted outside the law.
The action initially drew opposition from 26 states across the nation.
On Monday night, United States District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled to block the executive action, claiming that the president’s administration failed to comply with the Administrative Procedure Act, “which calls for the White House to afford a longer notification and comment period before taking action” according to CNN.
But the White House maintains the president acted within his “legal authority.”
“The district court’s decision wrongly prevents these lawful, commonsense policies from taking effect,” the White House said in a statement. “The Supreme Court and Congress have made clear that the federal government…
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