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A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Patrick & Castro To Debate Immigration

A prominent immigration reform advocate faces a prominent Republican hardliner on immigration reform Tuesday in a debate recorded for Spanish-language TV stations.

04/15/2014

While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Jeb Bush Remark Could Be 2016 Problem

With a single phrase of compassion for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, Jeb Bush has prompted questions about his viability as a potential presidential contender.

04/11/2014

From left, Moderator Brian Sweany, Senior Executive Editor at Texas Monthly, left, and Mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro, center, listens to former Governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour, during the 'Pathway to the American Dream: Immigration Policy in the 21st Century' panel at the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 8, 2014 in Austin. The summit is marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act legislation. (Source: Deborah Cannon-Pool/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Summit Opens In Austin With Immigration Talk

A civil rights summit headlined by four of the five living U.S. presidents began Tuesday in Texas with talk of immigration reform and speakers comparing toppled gay marriage bans to racial equality victories in the 1960s.

04/08/2014

Texas State Capitol

Business Groups Call For Immigration Reform

Top business associations representing Texas retailers, restaurants and hotels are forming a coalition to press for immigration reform at the State Capitol on Monday.

03/31/2014

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More Than 100 People Found In Suspected Texas Stash House

A house overflowing with more than 100 people presumed to be in the U.S. illegally was uncovered in Texas on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.

03/19/2014

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SCOTUS Bypasses Farmers Branch Immigration Rental Case

The Supreme Court will not hear arguments regarding the ban that would prevent illegal immigrants from renting housing in Farmers Branch.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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Changing Demographics Shows Hispanic Voters Shaping Future Of Texas Politics

A new report on the changing demographics in Texas shows Hispanic voters could be shaping the future of politics in the state.

02/27/2014

Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Lt. Governor Candidate Accused Of Hiring Illegal Immigrants

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.

CBS 11–02/19/2014

(credit: Fort Worth Jail)

Man Arrested For Fatally Shooting 14-Year-Old

Police have arrested a man accused in the shooting death of a 14-year-old Fort Worth boy.

CBS 11–12/31/2013

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Many Immigrants Hesitate To Seek Health Insurance

Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves. Like many other immigrants, they worried personal information on their son’s application for government-subsidized health insurance could draw the attention of immigration authorities.

12/16/2013

General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Student Group Cancels “Catch An Illegal Immigrant” Game

A conservative student group at the University of Texas has cancelled a controversial event scheduled for Wednesday in which students were encouraged to “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.”

11/19/2013

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

About 420,000 Border Patrol Arrests Last Year

The head of the Border Patrol said that his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September, a 15 percent increase from the previous year.

11/01/2013

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