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House Heads To Vote On Border Security Bill

The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration.

01/22/2015

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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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Taxes, Immigration Top Texas Lawmakers’ Agenda

The start of Texas’ 140-day legislative session Tuesday may answer some key questions on several important topics, but it is sure to raise many others.

01/12/2015

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Judge Rejects Lawsuit Over Immigration Policy

Refusing to rule on the merits of the case, a federal judge has rejected an Arizona sheriff’s lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama’s plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.

12/24/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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Nation’s Largest Family Lockup To Open In South Texas

The Obama administration on Monday unveiled a former oil field workers’ camp in rural South Texas that’s being converted into the nation’s largest family immigration detention center.

12/15/2014

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Four More States Join Texas-Led Immigration Lawsuit

Four more states have joined a Texas-led coalition suing the Obama administration over executive action on immigration.

12/10/2014

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LULAC Provides Holiday Meals For Seniors, Toys For Children

For the ninth year in a row, the League of United Latin American Citizens hosted “Cena En El Barrio,” or dinner in the neighborhood to help people in need.

12/08/2014

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3 States Join 17 States Fighting Immigration Order

Three more states have joined a Texas-led multistate coalition suing over the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration.

12/05/2014

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House Panel Examines Texas Border Surge Cost

A Texas House panel is again examining how much Gov. Rick Perry’s National Guard troop surge to the Texas-Mexico border will cost the state.

12/04/2014

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Hardliners Push Opposing Obama Immigration Actions

In a defiant challenge to GOP leaders, immigration hardliners in Congress announced Wednesday they will oppose upcoming legislation to keep the government open.

12/03/2014

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Multistate Coalition Sues Over President’s Immigration Order

Texas is leading a 17-state coalition in suing over the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration.

12/03/2014

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