With the short-handed Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision effectively stripping four million immigrants of executive protection from deportation, the stakes of November’s presidential election for immigrant families became even more apparent today.
American Bridge Vice President Eddie Vale issued the following statement in response to the decision. “Senate Republicans continue to obstruct Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Their motivation is to hold the ninth seat on the court open for a Justice appointed by Donald Trump–a man who wants to deport 11 million people. The future of millions of American families is on the ballot in November.”Read more after the jump.