Obama Bid to Lift Delay on Immigration Order Denied by Judge

U.S. President Barack Obama walks towards the Cabinet Room outside of the White House before traveling to participate in a roundtable discussion at Howard University on the impacts of climate change on public health in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A federal judge in Texas rejected the U.S. Department of Justice’s request to lift a temporary block on the Obama administration’s executive action shielding as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation.

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