Democrats Begin Legal Assault on Trump’s Move to End ‘Dreamer’ Program

A group of 16 Democratic attorneys general have filed suit in New York, claiming that Mr. Trump had improperly upended the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

How Attorneys General Became Democrats’ Bulwark Against Trump

By ALEXANDER BURNS February 6, 2017 The three Democratic lawyers met over dinner in a cavernous hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., picking at seafood as they discussed how to take on President Trump: Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York; Josh...

How Washington State Upended Trump’s Travel Ban

By ALEXANDER BURNS February 4, 2017 While President Trump’s travel ban threw American airports into chaos last weekend, Bob Ferguson, the attorney general of Washington State, was biding his time on an airplane. On his way home from a conference of...