"The Biden administration directed DHS to violate federal immigration law and breach an agreement to consult and cooperate with Texas on that law," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a Friday statement.
Thousands of Hondurans pressed toward the Mexico border in hopes of arriving in the U.S. just in time for immigration reform from the Biden administration.
Miller, who advised the former president on policy and also served as White House director of speechwriting to Trump, suggested executive orders signed by Biden were undemocratic.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the pause on deportation would "seriously and irreparably harm the State of Texas and its citizens" in a Thursday letter.
There could be more than 200 miles of federally-funded border wall under construction, or in pre-construction.
On his way out of office, Trump's administration added 28 new questions to the U.S. citizenship test. His hardline views never stopped appealing to his most fervent supporters.
The Biden Administration will issue an order stopping construction of the border wall on its first day.
The incoming president has not said what he plans to do with the tens of thousands of asylum-seekers living in limbo in crowded shelters and makeshift camps along the border.
Religious conservatives and law-enforcement officers who were uncomfortable with family separations may be open to immigration reform.
"Every time the van stopped to pick up another deportee, I was sure someone would come on board, point at me and say, 'Not that guy—he's a veteran.'"
In theory, a prosecutor in Texas could bring charges against a Trump official on behalf of a separated child or parents. It's "a high threshold" but not impossible, said a human-rights expert.
Biden's boss Barack Obama was called the "Deporter in Chief." Immigrants and their advocates want to see what the new president does on immigration reform.
Even assuming a log-jammed Congress, there are still avenues for Biden to single-handedly provide temporary protection for millions of immigrants.
President-elect Joe Biden will reportedly send an immigration reform bill to Congress on Wednesday.
Mass amnesty with no increase in border security and the promise of less enforcement will have one side effect: unifying and galvanizing Republicans.
Biden will take "decisive" action to address four crises—COVID-19, the economy, climate change and racial inequity—in his first 10 days in office, incoming chief of staff Ron Klain said.
President-elect Joe Biden's Department of Justice should identify and rescind every Trump-era immigration policy motivated by discriminatory intent.
In a speech at the border on January 12, President boasted of his barrier construction along the border, his commitment to law enforcement and warned that loosening his tough immigration policies would be a "disaster."
Generous resettlement provisions save lives in the short run.
With the Trump administration's days in office waning, we are set for the messy and divisive politics of immigration to return to national preeminence.
Trump's approach showed the ability for a new president to set the tone during their first week, but some Democrats and activists question whether, from climate to criminal justice and immigration, Biden will have the appetite to exercise broad executive power as his predecessor did.
A recent report that stated immigration is not a top priority for the incoming Biden administration caused whiplash among some activists, who were reminded of the oft-criticized approach of the Obama administration.
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) said he had been briefed by Homeland Security officials about their preparations for higher numbers of people arriving at the border from Central America.
They are a business that's dedicated to harm," Candide Group's Morgan Simon told Newsweek. "I lead a business that's dedicated to social change, and investing in the companies and funds that are changing the world.
Many Democratic politicians tweeted their support for the New York judge's DACA ruling on reinstating the program.
A charity intervening in a legal challenge to prevent the flight claim those deported included victims of slavery and a Windrush descendant.
President Donald Trump pledged to build 450 miles of new wall along the country's southern border by the end of the year.