Texas leads a coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. They allege the government misled a judge about not implementing part of the plan before the judge temporarily halted it.
Three more states have joined a Texas-led multistate coalition suing over the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration.
President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he’s taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as “lawful” and consistent with what his predecessors have done.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in Dallas.
Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.
Making a rare return to the political arena, former President George W. Bush urged Congress on Wednesday to reach a “positive resolution” on immigration reform.
Thousands of people, many dressed in white t-shirts, converged on downtown Dallas Sunday to show their support for immigration reform.
President Obama’s former advisor says it was probably a mistake that the Commander in Chief’s immigration plan was made public. Regardless, Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia (Dallas District 103) says it’s time for immigration reform.
There are more than one-point-one million people in Texas without legal status. Demographers estimate 400-thousand of them live in the North Texas area.
A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws.
As President, George W. Bush championed comprehensive immigration reform, but his legislation failed in Congress.