Judge blocks Biden’s 100-day deportation pause in nationwide order

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. A federal judge late Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

AUSTIN, Texas — Granting a nationwide injunction requested by Texas officials, a federal judge has blocked the Biden administration’s plans to pause deportations for 100 days under a comprehensive review of immigration enforcement.