Obama Administration to File Emergency Stay of Texas Decision Blocking New Deferred Action Initiatives
Josh Earnest, White House press secretary, said the Department of Justice will file the stay with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals by “Monday at the latest,” according to news reports. 

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What Is Driving Children to Leave Central America?
The social and economic environment within which many Central American and Mexican families live has deteriorated to the point that a difficult decision is being made, sometimes on behalf of the children alone and sometimes on behalf of the family as a whole: it is time to leave.

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Report Shows Deported Parents Will Return to Kids in U.S., Risking Harsh Penalties
The study shows that many deportees that leave behind children will return to the U.S.—which, as the study states, “raises questions about the logic and cost-effectiveness of deporting parents.”

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Advocates Undeterred by Temporary Block on President’s Immigration Action
The temporary halt to the DACA expansion, which is expected to help up to 300,000 additional immigrants, is not stopping those preparing to apply.

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Five Things to Know About the Texas Court Decision on Immigration Action
Here’s what you need to know about Judge Hanen’s decision.

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Texas Judge Places Preliminary Hold on President’s Deferred Action Initiatives, Government Likely to Counter
A Texas Judge has placed a preliminary hold on the two initiatives announced by President Obama last November that would expand the two-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  and Deferred Action for Parents of U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (DAPA).