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Mexico condemns judge’s ruling halting Obama amnesty

The Mexican government criticized a Texas judge’s decision to halt President Obama’s deportation amnesty this week. The court ruling halted the program that allows Mexicans living in the United States without documents to avoid deportation. 

The 50 Mexican consulates in the United States had been preparing to issue documentation for those eligible but the Obama administration has been forced to postpone the process.

The Mexican Foreign Ministry released a statement saying that it “regrets” Judge Andrew S. Hanen’s injunction.

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