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The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program
The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program

State and federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide are set to square off in federal appeals court Friday before three judges who will decide whether to lift a temporary stay on President Obama’s executive action, which seeks to shield up to 5 million people from deportation. The three-judge panel scheduled to hear oral arguments was selected from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, one of the most conservative circuit courts in the nation. The panel includes two conservative-leaning members. The Obama administration appealed after a federal judge in Texas declined last week to lift the stay, which he had issued in February to put the...

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