The German family seeking political asylum in the United States will get at least one more Department of Justice response regarding their case. The order came from the United States Supreme Court, after an appeal petition filed in October by Romeike’s lawyers.
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The US Supreme Court ordered that the Department of Justice, led by Attorney General Eric Holder, must respond to a petition from a Christian family from Germany who are fighting deportation.
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Charisma News also reports more on the lack of response from the Department of Justice Department.
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“The government initially waived its right to respond, apparently thinking that Romeike v. Holder wasn’t worthy of the court’s consideration,” he says. “Clearly, someone in the Supreme Court disagrees. While the odds of the court taking any case are very low, this has increased the chances—but it is impossible to predict whether the court will ultimately accept the case.”
Charisma News also noted this regarding any Supreme Court movement on this case:
The court had initially scheduled the case for consideration during its conference on Nov. 26. Now the Justice Department has until Dec. 19 to respond, although it can ask for an extension, which means the final briefing might not happen until February of next year.