Connect to Congress: Filemon Vela talks about DAPA lawsuit, abolishing ‘illegal alien’

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“The fact is that the State of Texas never should have filed that lawsuit in the first place,” Vela said. “In my view, it’s a frivolous lawsuit.”

CBS 4 News Anchor Eddie Flores spoke with U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, about the impending U.S. Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama’s immigration action.

A 4-4 split on the Supreme Court would allow the lower court ruling to stand — stalling the president’s immigration program.

“The fact is that the State of Texas never should have filed that lawsuit in the first place,” Vela said. “In my view, it’s a frivolous lawsuit.”

Watch the video for the full interview.

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