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Elise Foley

City, County Leaders Ask Court To Lift Injunction On Obama Immigration Programs | Elise Foley | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaders from more than 70 cities and counties, some going against their states, joined a legal brief filed Monday asking an appeals cour...

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Justice Department Asks Court To Lift Order Blocking Immigration Programs | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration asked a federal appeals court on Thursday to lift an "unprecedented and wrong" order by a federal judge that ha...

Elise Foley

Obama: 'The Law Is On Our Side' | Elise Foley | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he remains confident he acted within his legal authority with executive actions on immigration ...

Elise Foley

Standstill On DHS Funding Continues After Judge Halts Obama Immigration Actions | Elise Foley | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration have been halted temporarily, thanks to a preliminary injunction issued late M...

Elise Foley

Judge Temporarily Halts Obama's Immigration Actions | Elise Foley | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday that will temporarily prevent the Obama administration from moving forward wit...

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Could A Court Ruling Keep DHS Open? | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's a man who might avert a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, and he's not even in Washington. U.S. District Judg...

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Some States Stay Silent On Lawsuit Over Obama's Immigration Actions | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After President Barack Obama announced wide-reaching executive actions on immigration last November, officials from 26 states joined a l...

Elise Foley

Mayors Come To Obama's Defense On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of mayors led by New York's Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles' Eric Garcetti are coming to the defense of President Barack Obama on...

The Legal -- and Moral -- Case for Obama's Immigration Action

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics
Marielena Hincapié

On January 9, a federal court is scheduled to listen to arguments about President Obama's executive actions to shield more than 4 million people from deportation. Noticeably absent from the debate is any discussion of immigrants themselves -- the people who will be directly affected by the court's ruling.

GOP Gov's Lawsuit Against Obama Administration Knocked Down

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — A federal judge Friday dismissed Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's lawsuit that accused the Obama administration of failing to enforce immigra...

Arizona Immigration Lawsuits: Tucson, Flagstaff City Councils Vote To Sue

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Tucson and Flagstaff city councils voted Tuesday to sue Arizona over its tough new immigration law, citing concerns about...

Arizona Immigration Law Sending Shock Waves Across Political Spectrum, 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — With the scrawl of a pen, GOP Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona awakened the dormant but explosive issue of illegal immigration, sendin...