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CLIP: Immigration Executive Action Decision


AIR DATE: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
OVERVIEW:

Alan Gomez talked about a Texas federal judge’s decision to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration, which will give 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit to permanently stop the orders.
 

FULL PROGRAM:
 

RESOURCES:

 

  • President Obama on National Security and Immigration (Video - 8 min)
    President Obama spoke with reporters following a meeting with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in the Oval Office. Topics included challenges facing the new defense secretary and the president’s reaction to a federal judge overturning his immigration executive action.
     
  • Fawn Johnson on President Obama's Immigration Executive Action (Video - 6 min)
    National Journal correspondent Fawn Johnson spoke by phone about a Texas judge’s decision to block President Obama’s immigration executive order.
     
  • President Obama's Immigration Executive Action (Video - 40 min)
    Patrick Taurel talked about the implementation of President Obama’s executive order on immigration and the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs.
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • Alan Gomez
    Correspondent
    USA Today
KEYWORDS: Immigration, Executive Action, Federal Courts, Checks and Balances, The President, U.S. Constitution, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)