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Week In Politics: Obama’s Immigration Actions Stalled05:39

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There’s a legal battle brewing over President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

Late last night, a Texas federal judge stalled the new rules that were supposed to start rolling out tomorrow, saying “the genie would be impossible to put back in the bottle.”

NPR’s senior Washington editor and correspondent Ron Elving speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young about the reaction from the White House and immigration reform advocates, and why this might change the story on the countdown to the expiration of funding for the Department of Homeland Security.


This segment aired on February 17, 2015.

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