Brewer v. Arizona Dream Act Coalition

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1180 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in creating an immigration-specific rule under which state police power regulations that “arrang[e]” federal immigration classifications are pre-empted, even if pre-emption was not “the clear and manifest purpose of Congress”; and (2) whether the 9th Circuit erred in assuming that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an executive-branch policy of non-enforcement, was valid “federal law” capable of pre-empting a state police power regulation.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 29 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 1, 2017)
Apr 14 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 22, 2017.
May 01 2017Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, et al. filed.
May 01 2017Brief amicus curiae of Immigration Reform Law Institute filed.
May 01 2017Brief amicus curiae of Governor Jeb Bush filed.
May 01 2017Brief amici curiae of United States Justice Foundation, et al. filed.
May 22 2017Brief of respondents Arizona Dream Act Coalition, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 01 2017Reply of petitioners Janice K. Brewer, former Governor of Arizona, et al. filed.
Jun 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 26 2017The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
 
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