Immigration

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Lawyers: Immigrant Mothers In Texas Coerced To Wear Ankle Monitors

Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release.

07/27/2015

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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

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Homeland Security Chief, Others To Court

A federal judge in Texas has threatened to hold Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other top immigration enforcement officials in contempt of court for not fixing problems that led to work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama’s executive immigration action after the judge had put the plan on hold.

07/09/2015

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Border Patrol Helicopter Comes Under Fire Over Laredo

Today U.S. and Mexican authorities are searching for suspects after a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter came under fire near the Mexican border. Authorities say the shots were fired from the Mexican side of the border.

06/06/2015

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Festival Features Stories Of Immigrants Looking For New Life In North Texas

This weekend, the Dallas Museum of Art and Oral Fixation will host an evening of personal story telling from immigrants who have made North Texas their home.

05/14/2015

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Clinton Wades Into Immigration Debate

Hillary Clinton’s aggressive immigration stance reinvigorates the debate over the scope of presidential powers, which has become a flashpoint in Washington.

05/07/2015

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2 Separate Dallas Protests Plan To Unite

A pair of protests Friday night will put a voice to concerns over law enforcement issues in North Texas. However, the demonstrations bring up questions about safety.

05/01/2015

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Deportations Continue To Decline Under Obama

The Obama administration is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants in nearly a decade, according to internal government data obtained by The Associated Press.

04/29/2015

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

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No Summer Immigration Surge, Officials Say

There won’t be nearly as many immigrant children who cross the border on their own this summer as there were last year, top officials said in Phoenix on Wednesday.

04/23/2015

Dian Alarcon, originally from Colombia, stands with others during a press conference to protest the district court judge in Brownsville, Texas, who issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the implementation process of President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Takes Up Obama’s Immigration Action

Judges on Friday will consider lifting a temporary hold imposed by a judge in Texas on President Obama’s action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/17/2015

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