According to the Supreme Court announcement today, Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch "would grant the petitions, vacate the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [which upheld the FCC's net neutrality order], and remand to that court with instructions to dismiss the cases as moot".
In January, a federal judge in California barred the federal government from ending DACA.
The Justice Department's move was unusually aggressive in terms of procedure, asking the justices to take action even before intermediate federal appeals courts have ruled on the three lower court rulings.
The decision [PDF] removes one piece of a jigsaw of legal cases working their way through the law courts that challenge both the 2015 rules - introduced during the Obama Administration under FCC chair Tom Wheeler - and the more recent 2018 rules - introduced during the Trump Administration by FCC chair Ajit Pai.
"Yet, absent prompt intervention from this Court, there is little chance this dispute will be resolved for at least another year", the letter adds.
The "DACA" program - formally, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - was created by the Obama Administration, and has spared almost 700,000 immigrant youths from being sent back to countries from which they came as children with their parents.
"The administration's repeated and unjustified efforts to subject Dreamers to deportation are nothing but cruel, and there is no justification for circumventing appellate court review", Tom Jawetz, vice president of immigration policy at the Center for America Progress Action Fund, said in a statement following the filing.
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"The district court's order requires the government to indefinitely tolerate - and, indeed, affirmative sanction - an ongoing violation of federal law being committed by almost 700,000 aliens pursuant to the DACA policy", the Justice Department said.
The case has been before the ninth circuit in San Francisco for six months and the court takes an average of 23 months to issue a final ruling.
Cancelling the program could result in the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of people who have grown up inside the United States after being brought into the country illegally as children years and sometimes decades ago.
"Here, the egg has been scrambled, ' Hanen said".
That's easily in net neutrality activists' best interest.
The legality of the separate DACA program for undocumented immigrant youths had never been tested in court (although an expansion of that program fell with the court rulings against the program for undocumented parents).
Since then, Republicans and Democrats have been unable to compromise.