BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - Feb. 18, 2015 February 19, 2015 Here are political highlights from today's Globe. Court puts immigrants’ applications, hopes on hold: Immigrants and their advocates took stock after a judge halted two initiatives by President Obama. Maria Sacchetti details the latest. Details of MBTA service fix scarce: Officials said their timeline includes “incremental” restoration of service and that they are working on a strategy. Nicole Dungca reports. Fast fix to MBTA woes is unlikely: Legislators are frustrated by the MBTA’s failures, but so far there’s no consensus on a solution. Joshua Miller reports. A resolute US can win struggle with Putin: If we are patient, strong, and unyielding, we will win against the Russian president like we won the Cold War. Nicholas Burns details the story.