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WASHINGTON — The prime-time assertion of executive power was audacious and far-reaching. Nearly a year ago, President Obama vowed that his administration would provide up to four million undocumented immigrants the ability to live and work in the United States without fear of immediate deportation. It almost certainly will not […]

By Laurel Brubaker Calkins (Bloomberg) –- The Obama administration scrambled Wednesday to convince a Texas judge it shouldn’t be punished for violating his order freezing new immigration rules. At a hearing in federal court in Brownsville, government lawyers repeatedly apologized to U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen for mistakenly issuing 2,600 […]

Judges on the nation’s second most influential court ruled against Arizona Sheriff Joseph Arpaio on Friday in a case challenging President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit affirmed the lower court’s December decision to dismiss the case for lack of legal standing. Arpaio, […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Thursday that it’s working on employer guidance related to 2,600 three-year work permits mistakenly issued after a court blocked President Barack Obama’s major executive actions policies, in a move that could give companies some much needed compliance advice. Roughly 2,600 Deferred Action for Childhood […]