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By Amanda Sakuma President Obama’s sweeping executive actions on immigration have been delayed for more than a month thanks to legal challenges aimed at blocking deportation protection for millions of undocumented immigrants. In that time, there’s been a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the timing of the ongoing injunction – […]

HOUSTON — A court hearing has been set for April 17 on whether a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action should be lifted, a federal appeals court announced Tuesday. Obama’s executive actions, which could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people who are in the […]

By JOSH GERSTEIN Lawyers for the Obama Administration are rejecting claims that the federal government has dawdled in its response to an injunction a federal judge issued last months against President Barack Obama’s plan to make millions more illegal immigrants eligible for quasi-legal status and work permits. When the administration […]

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 […]