Skip to Content


The states suing the U.S. government over President Barack Obama’s November 2014 executive action on immigration filed a motion asking a federal judge not to lift a stay on the changes. “Defendants cannot show anything close to looming irreparable harm,” said the motion filed by the 26-state coalition, led by […]

AUSTIN – A federal judge late Monday halted President Barack Obama’s landmark immigration order on the eve of its implementation, denying millions of people illegally in America access to work permits and dealing a victory to Gov. Greg Abbott in his lawsuit against the program. The decision from Judge Andrew […]

By: Josh Siegel  / Kelsey Harris Who are the 11.4 million immigrants living in the United States illegally? Last week, the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute released data profiles that provide an answer. The study focused on immigrants who stand to benefit from President Obama’s recent executive actions, which defer deportation […]