Gov. Phil Bryant has joined a lawsuit by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents against Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, seeking to stop an Obama administration program granting temporary reprieves from deportation to some young illegal immigrants. The suit says Mississippi will have to bear "fiscal costs of the illegal aliens" living there who were spared from deportation. The lawsuit, in federal court in Dallas, was filed in August.
This article originally appeared in The New York Times.