It was the executive branch, the Obama administration, that wanted a homeschooling family facing persecuting in Germany to be returned there. Now the judicial branch has failed to help them.
Can Congress save the day?
That’s the question that remains after Monday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court not to take for review the case involving the Romeike family. They fled Germany to the United States in 2008 and in 2010 were granted asylum – through the federal court system – by a judge who determined they would be persecuted if returned to Germany.
The Obama administration was unhappy with the result, and appealed, obtaining a ruling from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the family should be sent back to the persecution.
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