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U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Request To Let Immigration Action Take Effect

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.

04/08/2015

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Judge In Texas Blocks Federal Rules Change For Gay Couples

A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

03/26/2015

Dian Alarcon, originally from Colombia, stands with others during a press conference to protest the district court judge in Brownsville, Texas, who issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the implementation process of President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge: Sanctions Possible In Obama Immigration Court Case

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.

03/19/2015

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Fort Worth In Trial Program To Help Build Police/Community Trust

The United States Justice Department is taking a closer look at the Fort Worth Police Department. At the center are questions over trust between police and the communities they serve.

CBSDFW.COM–03/12/2015

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Fort Worth Among Cities Chosen For Project On Curbing Racial Bias

Fort Worth is in a group of six U.S. cities that will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities.

03/12/2015

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Texas Leads States Asking Judge Not To Lift Stay In Immigration Lawsuit

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.

03/03/2015

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Justice Dept. Seeks New Tool Against Data Fraud

Justice Department officials are pressing Congress for a new law to help them prosecute criminals overseas who traffic in stolen credit cards.

09/12/2014

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Texas Voter ID Decision Not Expected Before Nov. Elections

A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law.

09/02/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Decision Expected Friday On Gates At Love Field Airport

For travelers at Dallas Love Field, a lot is at stake: Competition and the airfares you pay. Why else would the CEO’s of both Southwest Airlines and Virgin America attend Wednesday’s Dallas city council briefing?

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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Virgin America Founder Rallies Support For Love Field Gates

Virgin America founder Sir Richard Branson knows how to attract attention. On Monday night, Branson returns to North Texas to hold a rally in Dallas to build support for the airline’s move to Love Field Airport.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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Political Turbulence Over Future Of 2 Gates At Dallas Love Field

The stakes are high and seem to be increasing in the battle over two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport. Top executives from three airlines attended the City Council’s Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee meeting at Dallas City Hall.

CBS 11–04/28/2014

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