California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that allows unauthorized immigrants to buy health insurance under the U.S. Affordable Care Act, making the state the first in the country to offer that kind of coverage.
U.S. SUPREME COURT’S SPLIT DECISION MEANS NO DAPA AND EXPANDED DACA FOR NOW BUT 2012 DACA PROGRAM STILL IN EFFECT
On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a split decision on President Obama’s, November 20, 2014, executive actions on immigration that expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and created Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA). The split decision upholds a Texas federal judge’s injunction against DAPA and Expanded DACA, and sends the case back to the lower federal court for a full hearing on the legality of the president’s, November 20, 2014, action.
By Raul Ray, Esq.
On June 27, 2015, in a landmark opinion, Obergefell v. Hodges, The US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States.