For Some Childhood Arrivals, a Long Wait for Legal Status
A federal judge in Texas has ordered a halt to President Obama's executive action on immigration, which would have protected up to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation and issued work permits. The halt is temporary, pending an appeal. But in the meantime, millions of undocumented immigrants continue living in a sort of legal purgatory.
Secretary of Labor Called In to End Port Dispute
The nation's top labor official is in California today, pushing for an end to the contract dispute that's disrupting West Coast port operations. Labor Secretary Tom Perez will be meeting with representatives for dockworkers and their employers.
Port Gridlock Taking Toll on Central Valley Citrus Exports
The labor dispute is also hitting farmers in California's citrus belt. This time of year, crews are picking navel oranges in orchards all across the San Joaquin Valley. But packinghouses are shipping out only abut a quarter of their normal load.