Multistate coalition sues over immigration order

Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott announces that Texas is leading a 17-state coalition filing suit against President Obama’s immigration executive action, charging that the president is abdicating his responsibility to faithfully enforce laws enacted by Congress, during a news conference in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. The states’ case was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Deborah Cannon)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing over President Barack Obama’s recently announced executive actions on immigration, arguing in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the move “tramples” key portions of the U.S. Constitution.

Share this article