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By Jess Bravin and Miriam Jordan The 26-state challenge to the Obama administration’s immigration policy, scheduled for Supreme Court argument next Monday comes wrapped in rhetoric about the separation of powers and brims with implications for the November elections. But the outcome may hinge on something more mundane: Texas drivers […]

By Deepti Hajela NEW YORK — There were moments in nursing school when Hina Naveed was tempted to quit, not because she couldn’t do the work, but because she wondered whether, as an undocumented immigrant, she’d be allowed to get a license once she graduated. “OK, I paid all this […]

By Todd Ruger The Obama administration told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Department of Homeland Security is allowed to use broad discretion in deportation decisions because Congress doesn’t appropriate enough money to the agency to fully enforce immigration laws. The Justice Department brief comes in the high-stakes legal […]

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that it would consider a legal challenge to President Obama’s overhaul of the nation’s immigration rules. The court, which has twice rejected challenges to Mr. Obama’s health care law, will now determine the fate of one of his most far-reaching executive actions. Fourteen […]