Date: December 22, 2014
Place: D.C. Federal Court, 3rd and Constitution Ave., Courtroom 15
Time: 9:30 AM
(Washington, D.C., December 19, 2014) On Monday, December 22, 2014, Judge Beryl A. Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia will hear arguments in a case styled Arpaio v. Obama, et. al (14-cv-1966) regarding Plaintiff Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s motion for a preliminary injunction. Sheriff Arpaio seeks to enjoin President Obama from granting legal status to approximately 4.7 million illegal aliens.
Sheriff Arpaio’s attorney, Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch and former federal prosecutor, is familiar with successfully enjoining government defendants as he enjoined the National Security Agency from illegally spying on American citizens. (Klayman v. Obama (13-cv-00851)). Mr. Klayman had this to say on the eve of this important hearing:
“President Obama cannot end-run Congress based on his own “emperor-like” actions. By his own admission 22 times in the past, Obama lacks the power to take this unconstitutional executive action. To allow this to stand would amount to trashing our constitutional republic and set a bad precedent for future presidents. I am hopeful that the Court will grant us the preliminary injunction, in order that the status quo of our current law can remain in effect, and allow the next Congress the right to enact any new legislation that can help solve our border and illegal immigration problems.”
Under President Obama’s unconstitutional executive action, Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s law enforcement duties and responsibilities on behalf of the people of Maricopa County, Arizona, will be irreparably harmed. Sheriff Arpaio stated:
“This unconstitutional act by the President will have a serious detrimental impact on my carrying out the duties and responsibilities for which I am encharged as Sheriff. Specifically, it will severely strain our resources, both in manpower and financially, necessary to protect the citizens I was elected to serve.”
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