Border Security 'Surge' Could Create Ghost Towns Along Rio GrandeAn increased security presence near the Mexican border created "ghost towns" last year, as illegal immigrants stayed off the roads. Officials hope to avoid this scenario this time around.
TX Lawmakers Say Special Session May Be Needed To Secure BorderState Rep. Debbie Riddle says that the surge of illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande Valley has passed crisis levels, with over 100,000 expected to be captured this year.
Texas House Bill Aims To Protect Breastfeeding In PublicHouse bill 1706 in the Texas Legislature would legally prohibiting anyone from interfering with a nursing mother in public, a protection breast-feeding advocate Michelle Hickman feels new mothers need.
Fight Brewing To Block Texas License For Illegal ImmigrantsDebbie Riddle (R-Tomball) who authored an Arizona style immigration bill for Texas, thinks that allowing illegal immigrants to legally drive on roadways would be slap in the face to the Texas legal system.
Bill Would Make Hiring Illegal Workers A FelonyA state representative from Houston has filed a bill that would make it a felony to knowingly hire an illegal immigrant.