Immigration

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Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama’s Immigration Action

The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

02/23/2015

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Texas Guard Troops Staying On Border, But Some Question Mission

Still unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.

02/20/2015

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Key Issues In Lawsuit Over Immigration

President Barack Obama’s plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation is on hold after a judge temporarily blocked the effort.

02/18/2015

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Two Women From Mexico Take Two Different Paths To Dallas

After suffering a setback in court, immigration advocates and religious leaders went to Christ’s Foundry United Methodist Mission in Dallas to pray.

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Federal Judge Blocks Obama’s Immigration Plan

A federal judge has granted a request by a coalition of 26 states to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration while its lawsuit to permanently stop the order goes through the courts.

02/16/2015

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Texas National Guard Wants ‘Predictability’ On Border Surge

The commander of the Texas National Guard wants “predictability” for his troops who are living in motels along the border with Mexico and have the end of their deployment up in the air again.

02/11/2015

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Lt. Gov. Patrick: National Guard Not Leaving Texas Border

The Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.

02/10/2015

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House Heads To Vote On Border Security Bill

The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration.

01/22/2015

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House Votes To Undo President Obama’s Immigration Policies

The House has passed legislation to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration actions and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as children.

01/14/2015

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Taxes, Immigration Top Texas Lawmakers’ Agenda

The start of Texas’ 140-day legislative session Tuesday may answer some key questions on several important topics, but it is sure to raise many others.

01/12/2015

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Judge Rejects Lawsuit Over Immigration Policy

Refusing to rule on the merits of the case, a federal judge has rejected an Arizona sheriff’s lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama’s plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.

12/24/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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