787 F.3d 733 (5th Cir. 2015), 15-40238, State v. United States

Docket Nº:15-40238
Citation:787 F.3d 733
Opinion Judge:JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge
Party Name:STATE OF TEXAS; STATE OF ALABAMA; STATE OF GEORGIA; STATE OF IDAHO; STATE OF INDIANA; STATE OF KANSAS; STATE OF LOUISIANA; STATE OF MONTANA; STATE OF NEBRASKA; STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA; STATE OF UTAH; STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA; STATE OF WISCONSIN; PAUL R. LEPAGE, Governor, State of Maine; PATRICK L. MCCRORY, Governor, State of No
Attorney:For STATE OF TEXAS, STATE OF ALABAMA, STATE OF GEORGIA, STATE OF IDAHO, STATE OF KANSAS, STATE OF LOUISIANA, STATE OF MONTANA, STATE OF NEBRASKA, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, STATE OF UTAH, STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, STATE OF WISCONSIN, PAUL R. LEPAGE, Governor, State of Maine, PA...
Judge Panel:Before SMITH, ELROD, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges. STEPHEN A. HIGGINSON, Circuit Judge, dissenting. STEPHEN A. HIGGINSON, Circuit Judge, dissenting
Case Date:May 26, 2015
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
SUMMARY

Plaintiffs, twenty-six states, filed suit challenging the government's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (“DAPA”) as violative of the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”), 5 U.S.C. 553, and the Take Care Clause of the Constitution. The district court temporarily enjoined the implementation program and the government appealed, moving for a stay of the... (see full summary)

 
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STATE OF TEXAS; STATE OF ALABAMA; STATE OF GEORGIA; STATE OF IDAHO; STATE OF INDIANA; STATE OF KANSAS; STATE OF LOUISIANA; STATE OF MONTANA; STATE OF NEBRASKA; STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA; STATE OF UTAH; STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA; STATE OF WISCONSIN; PAUL R. LEPAGE, Governor, State of Maine; PATRICK L. MCCRORY, Governor, State of North Carolina; C. L. " BUTCH" OTTER, Governor, State of Idaho; PHIL BRYANT, Governor, State of Mississippi; STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA; STATE OF OHIO; STATE OF OKLAHOMA; STATE OF FLORIDA; STATE OF ARIZONA; STATE OF ARKANSAS; ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL SCHUETTE; STATE OF NEVADA; STATE OF TENNESSEE, Plaintiffs-Appellees,

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; JEH CHARLES JOHNSON, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security; R. GIL KERLIKOWSKE, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection; RONALD D. VITIELLO, Deputy Chief of U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; SARAH R. SALDANA, Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; LEON RODRIGUEZ, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Defendants-Appellants

No. 15-40238

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

May 26, 2015

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Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

For STATE OF TEXAS, STATE OF ALABAMA, STATE OF GEORGIA, STATE OF IDAHO, STATE OF KANSAS, STATE OF LOUISIANA, STATE OF MONTANA, STATE OF NEBRASKA, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, STATE OF UTAH, STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, STATE OF WISCONSIN, PAUL R. LEPAGE, Governor, State of Maine, PATRICK L. MCCRORY, Governor, State of North Carolina, C. L. " BUTCH" OTTER, Governor, State of Idaho, PHIL BRYANT, Governor, State of Mississippi, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA, STATE OF OHIO, STATE OF OKLAHOMA, STATE OF FLORIDA, STATE OF ARIZONA, STATE OF ARKANSAS, ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL SCHUETTE, STATE OF TENNESSEE, STATE OF NEVADA, Plaintiffs - Appellees: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor, J. Campbell Barker, Deputy Solicitor General, April L. Farris, Matthew Hamilton Frederick, Deputy Solicitor General, Alex Potapov, Office of the Solicitor General for the State of Texas, Austin, TX; Angela Veronica Colmenero, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, Charles Eugene Roy, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the State of Texas, Austin, TX.

For STATE OF INDIANA, Plaintiff - Appellee: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor, J. Campbell Barker, Deputy Solicitor General, April L. Farris, Matthew Hamilton Frederick, Deputy Solicitor General, Alex Potapov, Office of the Solicitor General for the State of Texas, Austin, TX; Joseph Conrad Chapelle, Barnes & Thornburg, L.L.P., Indianapolis, IN; Angela Veronica Colmenero, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, Charles Eugene Roy, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the State of Texas, Austin, TX.

For UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, JEH CHARLES JOHNSON, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, R. GIL KERLIKOWSKE, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, RONALD D. VITIELLO, Deputy Chief of U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Customs and Border of Protection, SARAH R. SALDANA, Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, LEON RODRIGUEZ, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Defendants - Appellants: Scott R. McIntosh, Beth S. Brinkmann, Esq., Jeffrey A. Clair, Esq., Kathleen Roberta Hartnett, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Appellate Staff, Washington, DC; Kyle R. Freeny, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, DC; William Ernest Havemann, Trial Attorney, Benjamin C. Mizer, Solicitor, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC.

For STATE OF WASHINGTON, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF CONNECTICUT, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF HAWAII, STATE OF ILLINOIS, STATE OF IOWA, STATE OF MARYLAND, STATE OF NEW MEXICO, STATE OF NEW YORK, STATE OF OREGON, STATE OF RHODE ISLAND, STATE OF VERMONT, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF VIRGINIA, Amicus Curiaes: Noah Guzzo Purcell, Office of the Solicitor General for the State of Washington, Olympia, WA.

For JUDICIAL WATCH, INCORPORATED, Amicus Curiae: Michael Bekesha, Paul Orfanedes, Esq., Judicial Watch, Incorporated, Washington, DC.

For CATO INSTITUTE, PROFESSOR JEREMY RABKIN, Amicus Curiaes: Leif A. Olson, Olson Firm, P.L.L.C., Humble, TX; Ilya Shapiro, Esq., Cato Institute, Washington, DC.

For MOUNTAIN STATES LEGAL FOUNDATION, Amicus Curiae: Steven James Lechner, Esq., Mountain States Legal Foundation, Lakewood, CO.

For MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO, of New York City, MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI, of Los Angeles, MAYOR WILLIAM D. EUILLE, CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, MAYOR ED PAWLOWSKI, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, MAYOR KASIM REED, of Atlanta, MAYOR STEVE ADLER, of Austin, Texas, MAYOR STEPHANIE RAWLINGS-BLAKE, CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, CITY OF BELL, CALIFORNIA, Amicus Curiaes: Jeremy W. Shweder, New York, NY.

For CERTAIN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE, COMMITTEE TO DEFEND THE SEPARATION OF POWERS, Amicus Curiaes: Jay A. Sekulow, Esq., American Center for Law & Justice, Washington, DC.

For GOVERNOR OF TEXAS, GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA, GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY, GOVERNOR OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Amicus Curiaes: James Davis Blacklock, Senior Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Austin, TX.

For REPRESENTATIVE NANCY PELOSI, Democratic Leader, REPRESENTATIVE STENY HOYER, Democratic Whip, REPRESENTATIVE JAMES E. CLYBURN, Assistant Democratic Leader, REPRESENTATIVE XAVIER BECERRA, Democratic Caucus Chair, REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPH CROWLEY, Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair, Amicus Curiaes: Seth Paul Waxman, Paul Reinherz Wolfson, WilmerHale, Washington, DC.

For AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABORCONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS, Amicus Curiae: Matthew James Ginsburg, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC.

For MICHAEL BARNES, Former Representative of Maryland, HOWARD BERMAN, Former Representative of California, VICTOR H. FAZIO, Former Representative of California, CHARLES GONZALEZ, Former Representative of Texas, JAMES A. LEACH, Former Representative of Iowa, GEORGE MILLER, III, Former Representative of California, SILVESTRE REYES, Former Representative of Texas, DAVID SKAGGS, Former Representative of Colorado, HENRY A. WAXMAN, Former Representative of California, Amicus Curiaes: Elizabeth Bonnie Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center, Washington, DC.

For AMERICAN APPAREL, INCORPORATED, CAPITAL CITY FRUIT, INCORPORATED, FARMERS INVESTMENT COMPANY, LATIN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF UTAH, MAREK BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, INCORPORATED, NEW SOLUTIONS GROUP, L.L.C., NISEI FARMERS LEAGUE, Amicus Curiaes: Clifford M. Sloan, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, L.L.P., Washington, DC.

For REVEREND GRADYE PARSONS, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS, DISCIPLES HOME MISSIONS, SISTERS OF MERCY OF THE AMERICAS, Amicus Curiae: Benjamin Gross Shatz, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, L.L.P., Los Angeles, CA.

For MAJOR CITIES CHIEFS ASSOCIATION, POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM, CHIEF ART ACEVEDO, City of Austin, Texas, Police Department, CHIEF CHARLIE BECK, Los Angeles, California, Police Department, CHIEF DAVID BEJARANO, Chula Vista, California, Police Department, Amicus Curiaes: Chirag Gopal Badlani, Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd., Chicago, IL.

For DAVID ABRAHAM, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law, MUNEER I. AHMAD, Clinical Professor of Law, Yale Law School, RAQUEL ALDANA, Professor of Law, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, FARRIN R. ANELLO, Visiting Assistant Clinical, Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law, ROXANA BACON, Visiting/Adjunct/Lecturer, Professor of Immigration Law, University of Miami, Syracuse University, University of Arizona, Arizona, State University, Amicus Curiae: Bradley S. Phillips, Munger, Tolles & Olson, L.L.P., Los Angeles, CA.

For JANE DOE #1, JANE DOE #2, JANE DOE #3, Amicus Curiae: Nina Perales, Esq., Mexican-American Legal Defense & Educational, Fund, San Antonio, TX; Adam Paul KohSweeney, Esq., Gabriel Markoff, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers, L.L.P., San Francisco, CA; Linda J. Smith, DLA Piper LLP (U.S.), DLA Piper LLP (U.S.).

For SENATOR RICHARD BLUMENTHAL, SENATOR CHRISTOPHER A. COONS, MAZIE K. HIRONO, SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, Amicus Curiae: Stephen Blake Kinnaird, Paul Hastings, L.L.P., Washington, DC.

For CONGRESSMAN AL GREEN, Amicus Curiae: Alexandre I. Afanassiev, Esq., Angelique Marie Montano, Quan Law Group, P.L.L.C., Houston, TX.

For AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, FIRST FOCUS, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, ASPIRA, EDUCATORS FOR FAIR CONSIDERATION, HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, POMONA COLLEGE, SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION OF ST. LOUIS, Amicus Curiae: Matthew E. Price, Jenner & Block, L.L.P., Washington, DC.

For ACLU OF NEVADA, ACTION NORTH CAROLINA, ADVANCEMENT PROJECT, AIM FOR EQUITY, ALABAMA COALITION FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE, Amicus Curiae: Jonathan Weissglass, Altshuler Berzon, L.L.P., San Francisco, CA; Karen Cassandra Tumlin, National Immigration Law Center, Los Angeles, CA.

For RAYMOND LAHOOD, Amicus Curiae: Elizabeth Bonnie Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center, Washington, DC.

For STATE LEGISLATORS FOR LEGAL IMMIGRATION, Amicus Curiae: James Peterson, Judicial Watch, Incorporated, Washington, DC.

For IMMIGRATION REFORM LAW INSTITUTE, FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN...

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