Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick finds himself in the middle of a political firestorm, less than two weeks before the March 4 Texas primary.
The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March.
A suspected illegal immigrant is in custody after police recovered 15 military-style assault weapons in his vehicle in Oak Cliff.
Farmers Branch’s expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will get perhaps its most important hearing Wednesday before a largely conservative group of judges with the power to influence the national immigration debate.
Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.
Debbie 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.
Starting August 15, illegal immigrants that were brought to the United States as children can apply to temporarily live and work in the country legally.
When Rhode Island became the 13th state to allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants at public colleges, supporters heralded the move as one that would give students the kind of advanced education they need to succeed in the workforce.
The former student says the program is a good one.
Just days before announcing his candidacy for president, Gov. Rick Perry sent a letter to the Obama administration saying Washington owes Texas more than $349 million for Texas’ incarceration of illegal immigrants.
One of the most pressing issues for conservative Republican primary voters is illegal immigration. It’s also an issue that could prove troublesome for Gov. Perry in his presidential bid.
An Arlington State Senator is taking heat after asking a man testifying on immigration “Why aren’t you speaking in English, then?”