Work permits 'erroneously' awarded to 2,000 people despite immigration action delay

Article CAIRCO note: 
Erroneous or deliberate?
Article publisher: 
Fox News Latino
Article date: 
10 May 2015
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

The U.S. government says it "erroneously" awarded three-year work permits to 2,000 people under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a judge had put the plan on hold ...

 "After months of obfuscation and stall tactics by the Obama Administration, the president's lawyers have been forced to admit that they acted outside the law by implementing the president's executive amnesty — even after a federal judge had ordered them to stop," Abbott said ...

Along with Texas, the states seeking to block Obama's action are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin ...