The government will seek a stay of a judge’s decision that has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s action to protect millions of immigrants from deportation, the White House said Friday.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, believes that the Obama administration is “counterfeiting immigration documents” under the president’s immigration plan.
The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge’s order that roiled immigrant communities nationwide and seemed to harden an already-tense stalemate on Capitol Hill.
U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Texas temporarily blocked executive orders intended to shield young immigrants from deportation as part of an ongoing lawsuit involving 26 states.
The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.
Six Bosnian immigrants sent money and equipment to terrorists oversees, including fighters with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida in Iraq, says U.S. Attorney.
In Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush’s first major economic speech, the former Florida governor said the U.S. economy should be growing at 4 percent annually — and called making it easier for skilled immigrants to enter the country a key to getting there.
The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as majority Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration — not just oppose President Barack Obama.
The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.
Looking to connect with the conservative base of his Republican Party, Sen. Marco Rubio says he is sympathetic to Americans who “feel as if we are being taken advantage of” by immigrants in the United States illegally.