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(Reuters) – A federal judge in Texas has refused to lift a temporary block on a White House immigration plan that would have shielded millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, court documents show. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, a city along the border with Mexico, rejected a U.S. […]

A federal circuit court on Tuesday threw out a state lawsuit against the Obama administration over its executive actions on immigration. No, not that lawsuit. The Obama administration’s 2014 executive actions on immigration — which would allow millions of unauthorized immigrants to apply for protection from deportation and work permits — […]

The Obama administration is ramping up its effort to rescue the president’s immigration actions from legal limbo. A battle over a lawsuit filed by Texas and 25 other states, most led by Republicans, has put Obama’s programs in peril. In response, the administration is moving forward with an aggressive legal […]