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Hice Applauds Federal Appeals Court Ruling

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Washington D.C., May 26, 2015 | comments

WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled to uphold the injunction originally issued by a Texas federal judge, which prohibits the implementation of the President's Executive Amnesty plan. Congressman Hice applauded the Court's decision and issued the following statement in regards to the ruling: 

"I am very pleased that the Court's decision rightly upholds the injunction against President Obama's Executive Amnesty plan. It's astounding that a President who specialized in Constitutional law has routinely flouted our Constitution; in this matter by attempting to grant amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants without the consent of Congress. We need immigration reform not Executive Amnesty. I am proud that Georgia is one of many states leading the charge in an effort to defend our Constitution by holding the Administration accountable through the Courts. "

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