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TAYLOR, Texas — Jacky Ortega wants to be a lawyer someday. But first, she’s hoping her country’s most distinguished lawyers will help keep her family intact. That fervent desire prompted the 15-year-old to join her parents last week on a three-day, 37-mile trek from a fenced-in detention center for undocumented immigrants to the […]

Texas asked the Supreme Court Monday for more time to answer the Obama administration’s immigration appeal, a delay that probably would prevent the plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation from taking effect during Barack Obama’s presidency. If the justices agree to the state’s request, the administration’s plan would […]