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Vote Could End Farmers Branch Illegal Immigrant Rental Ban Fight

The Farmers Branch City Council could vote today on whether or not to end its long and costly legal fight to implement an ordinance banning immigrants, who are in the U.S. without legal permission, from renting property in the city.

08/06/2013

Teddy, one of the dogs up for adoption at the Farmers Branch Animal Shelter. (Credit: Bud Gillett/KTVT)

Area Animal Shelters Offer Unusual Promotions To Promote Adoptions

Animal shelters across North Texas are full to overflowing, and it’s taxing the limits of their facilities while stretching their human resources thin. So shelters are taking some unusual promotions to get pets adopted.

07/03/2012

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Banning Illegal Immigrant Renters Pricey, Divisive

Farmers Branch has spent five years and nearly $5 million trying to ban illegal immigrants from renting apartments within city limits, but court challenges have kept the law from taking effect. Still, city officials say they’re likely to press on.

03/24/2012

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Farmers Branch Illegal Immigrant Housing Ban Still Barred

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling stopping Farmers Branch’s ban on illegal immigrants seeking housing.

03/21/2012

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sen. John Cornyn’s Texas Office Receives Suspicious Package

A suspicious package delivered to Sen. John Cornyn’s suburban Dallas office Wednesday triggered an evacuation of the top two floors of the sprawling building where the office is located, police said. It was later deemed not to be a threat.

CBSDFW.COM–01/26/2011

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FB Mayor Upset With LULAC Program At R.L. Turner

There is controversy in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch School District over a mentoring program that involves volunteers from the Latino rights group LULAC.

KRLD–11/05/2010