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HOUSTON — Problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama’s executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas had put the plan on hold, the Justice Department said in newly filed court documents. Federal officials had been ordered by […]

by Suzanne Gamboa Advocates were urging young immigrants awarded three-year work permits with deferred deportation to return them to the federal government as the administration began on Thursday visiting homes of people who still have the permits. “Our message to those who received their three-year work authorizations is, return them […]

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear arguments in a case Friday that could lift the injunction that has put President Obama’s executive actions expanding protections for millions of undocumented immigrants on hold. The appeal stems from the order Texas Judge Andrew Hanen issued to freeze […]

The states that are suing the Obama administration to block the implementation of ambitious plans to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation stand to gain economically if the plans move forward, according to an analysis published Monday by the Center for American Progress. The administration has twice implemented major […]