Donald Trump Backs Ken Paxton Over George P. Bush in Texas Attorney General Race

Donald Trump Backs Ken Paxton Over George P. Bush in Texas Attorney General Race

Former president Donald Trump threw his support behind Texas attorney general Ken Paxton for reelection in 2022 over GOP primary challenger George P. Bush.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Sues Biden Administration Over 100-Day Deportation Pause

Texas AG Ken Paxton Sues Biden Administration Over 100-Day Deportation Pause

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the administration of President Joe Biden on Friday for refusing to rescind the 100-day pause on deportations.
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Marco Rubio Maintains Opposition to DAPA, DACA

The Supreme Court announced it will review President Barack Obama's 2014 immigration executive actions, but not all presidential candidates are thrilled with the news.
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Texas Requests Delay in Supreme Court's DAPA, DACA Expansion Case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has requested a delay in the Supreme Court’s review of President Barack Obama’s 2014 immigration executive action.
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Texas Voter ID Law Lawsuit Struck Down, Gov. Greg Abbott to Continue 'Discriminatory' Voter ID Efforts

The Voting Rights Act celebrated its 50th anniversary on Thursday, and opponents of Texas' voter identification law are celebrating a court's decision to strike down the law. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit struck down the Lone Star State's voter ID law, which Democrats have labeled as "discriminatory," but Republicans said the law was to halt voter fraud.
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Fifth Circuit Court's DACA, DAPA Hearing Attracts Immigrant Rights Leaders, Protesters

Immigrant rights advocates are set to make their presence known in New Orleans as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court hears arguments on President Barack Obama's deferred action programs' legality.
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Immigrant Rights Advocates to Confront ICE During DAPA Court Hearing

Immigrant rights advocates announced they will protest in support of a deferred action program while outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus React to Fifth Circuit Court's 'Huge Blow' on Latino Community

President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Justice encountered a setback in lifting the temporary injunction on his immigration executive actions, and Latino congressional lawmakers are disappointed with the "huge blow" delivered to the Latino community.
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DAPA Deferred Action Program Creates Over 20,000 Jobs, Increases GDP By Billions: Report

The Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program, created by President Barack Obama's immigration executive action in November 2014, could provide more than 20,000 new jobs, per year for the next decade.

'Discriminatory' Texas Voter Identification Law Challenged in U.S. Appeals Court

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans heard arguments about Texas' voter identification law, which the U.S. Department of Justice claimed suppresses minority voting.
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Immigration Executive Action Lawsuit Decision Date Unknown; Fate Rests on 3 Judges

The fate of President Barack Obama's deferred action executive actions rests with three judges, appointed by three different presidential administrations.
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Judge Threatens to Sanction Justice Department Over Immigration Executive Actions At Latest Hearing

A "visibly annoyed" U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen said he would sanction the U.S. Department of Justice if information regarding President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions proved false.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Blasts 'Un-Christian' Immigration Executive Action Lawsuit by 26 States

Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown criticized the immigration executive action lawsuit led by Texas and has referred it as "un-Christian."
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U.S. Justice Department Officially Files Appeal Against Texas Lawsuit on Obama's Immigration Executive Action

The U.S. Department of Justice has officially filed an emergency motion to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals asking to overrule a decision temporarily blocking President Barack Obama's deferred action programs.
Texas Judge Blocks Obama's Immigration Executive Action

Texas Judge Temporarily Blocks Presidents Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions

A Texas judge has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions, which affects his two deferred action programs: the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA).
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