A federal judge in Texas has kept in place a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
The Republican-controlled Legislature began a push Monday to repeal Texas’ 14-year-old law that gives the children of some people living in the United States illegally in-state tuition at public universities.
A federal judge who has blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action suggested on Thursday that he could order sanctions against the Justice Department.
State senators are renewing discussion on an immigration bill banning so-called “sanctuary cities,” an issue that has roiled the Texas Legislature in past sessions.
The judge who blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration has ordered the Justice Department to answer allegations that the government misled him about part of the plan.
Federal immigration authorities say they have arrested more than 100 undocumented immigrants with prior criminal convictions living illegally in North Texas and Oklahoma.
Texas leads a coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. They allege the government misled a judge about not implementing part of the plan before the judge temporarily halted it.
A report is projecting the state’s population to double by 2050 if migration into Texas continues at the same pace it did in the last decade.
A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, led by Texas, asked a federal judge Tuesday not to lift a temporary hold on the directives.
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.
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.
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.