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States Ask Judge Not To Lift Stay In Immigration Lawsuit

A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration is asking a federal judge not to lift a temporary hold on the directives.


U.S. Border Patrol agents look for immigrants crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico (L), to the United States. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Some Mexicans To Be Given Another Chance To Stay In US

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday.


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States Given Until Tuesday To Respond In Immigration Lawsuit

A federal judge says a coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration has until Tuesday to respond to the government’s request to lift a temporary hold of Obama’s orders.


AUSTIN, TX - FEBRUARY 18: Governor Greg Abbott (C) speaks alongside U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (L), Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) at a joint press conference February 18, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The press conference addressed the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas' decision on the lawsuit filed by a Texas-led coalition of 26 states challenging President Obama's executive action on immigration. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Abbott Won’t Set Deadline For National Guard Mission

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott predicted Wednesday that Texas and 25 other states would keep prevailing against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration but refused to put a deadline on when […]


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Judge Blocks Obama’s Immigration Executive Action: States Would ‘Suffer Irreparable Harm In This Case’

A federal judge in South Texas has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders.


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Judge Who Blocked Immigration Action Once Accused White House Of Participating In Criminal Conspiracies To Smuggle Children Into US

The federal judge in South Texas who temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration once accused the Obama administration of participating in criminal conspiracies to smuggle children into the U.S. by helping reunite them with parents who live here illegally.


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Texas Attorney General: Judge’s Immigration Ruling Win For ‘Rule Of Law In America’

The Texas attorney general is hailing a federal judge’s decision to temporarily block President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.



Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.


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Feds Brace For Possibility Mothers, Children May Again Come Pouring Across Border Illegally

A former oil field workers’ camp in rural South Texas that’s being converted into the nation’s largest family immigration detention center.


Four bodies were found east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans were reportedly abducted more than two weeks ago, a Mexican official said. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Agency: Women Can Help With Undocumented Females

The U.S. Border Patrol is seeking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of undocumented women.




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