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By Richard Wolf WASHINGTON — President Obama’s last-ditch effort to offer more than 4 million undocumented immigrants protection from deportation reaches a short-handed Supreme Court on Monday, but the eight justices may not have the final word. A tie vote would hand a victory to Texas and 25 other states that have successfully blocked the program […]

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 […]