Illegal immigration

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Texas Senator Ted Cruz Opposes ‘Birthright Citizenship’

Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz says that the United States shouldn’t grant citizenship to children of immigrants in the country illegally.

08/19/2015

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Texas Fights Immigrants’ Lawsuit Over Birth Certificates

Texas health officials asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by immigrant parents who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because local authorities refused to recognize as valid certain forms of identification.

07/23/2015

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Appeals Panel Hears Arguments On Obama Immigration Action

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over President Barack Obama’s plan to protect from deportation as many as 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.

07/10/2015

A special agent from Immigration and Customs Enforcement searches a vehicle heading into Mexico at the Hidalgo border crossing on May 28, 2010 in Hidalgo, Texas. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Action Over Illegal Immigration Raises Rigid Debate In Dallas

The issue of immigration rages on this week, from D.C. to Dallas.

04/28/2015

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Request To Let Immigration Action Take Effect

A federal judge in Texas has kept in place a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/08/2015

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Texas Lawmakers Delay Debate On In-State Tuition Law Repeal

A Senate subcommittee has pushed back for a week debate on scraping a law that grants in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally.

03/30/2015

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Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama’s Immigration Action

The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

02/23/2015

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Two Women From Mexico Take Two Different Paths To Dallas

After suffering a setback in court, immigration advocates and religious leaders went to Christ’s Foundry United Methodist Mission in Dallas to pray.

CBS 11–02/17/2015

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House Votes To Undo President Obama’s Immigration Policies

The House has passed legislation to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration actions and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as children.

01/14/2015

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Gov Perry: Obama’s Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

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Dallas Grandmother Behind Care Package Effort For Border Children

Dallas grandmother has organized a grassroots effort to provide care packages for children caught at the border.

CBS 11–07/26/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Kaufman County: No Illegal Immigrant Children Here

Kaufman County Commissioners approved a resolution on Monday telling the federal government that they don’t want to house any illegal immigrants in their communities.

07/22/2014

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