Louisiana joins group of 17 suing President Obama for his immigration actions _lowres

President Barack Obama signs two presidential memoranda associated with his actions on immigration in his office on Air Force One as he arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, as he travels to Del Sol High School to speaks about the steps he will be taking on immigration. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Louisiana is following Texas' lead and joining a group of states suing President Obama for his executive actions on immigration.

Obama's order that he made on Nov. 30 would protect about five million people living illegally in the U.S. from being deported.

Texas filed a lawsuit in federal court.

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