Temporary visa reform may be an excellent place to start if the next president is looking for bipartisan support to spur momentum on moving legislation through Congress.
Washington, D.C. – Today the Supreme Court, in a 4-4 tie, failed to reach a decision in the case filed by Texas and other states against President Obama’s executive actions to defer removal of certain unauthorized immigrants in the United States….
The case will now go back to the lower courts, which will have to decide on the merits of the case and legality of the executive actions.
Given the role that immigration has played on the campaign trail, the decision will certainly create a response from the candidates.
The impact of the ruling averted the loss of subsidies to more than 6.4 million people who receive their insurance through federally operated exchanges.
On the surface, Washington looks completely unprepared if the Supreme Court strikes down some Obamacare subsides. But there are signs that might not be true.
A confluence of decisions over the last decade have significantly weakened the role of political parties and empowered the super PACs, 501(c)(4)s and a variety of other mechanisms that pour vast sums of largely unaccountable resources into our elections.