Thousands Of Kids Crossed Mexico Border In OctoberNearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, almost double the number from October 2014, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.
Dallas Immigration Lawyer Gets Jail For Identity FraudAn immigration attorney from Dallas must serve two years in federal prison for forging a police officer's name on a court document. Sherin Thawer was sentenced Thursday in Dallas.
Study Finds More Mexicans Leaving The US Than ComingMore Mexicans are leaving the United States than migrating into the country, marking a reversal of one of the most significant immigration trends in U.S. history.
Cruz & Rubio Reshaping Their Immigration RecordsRepublican presidential rivals Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz are backpedaling furiously as they try to outmaneuver each other on immigration. Both senators are trying to appeal to conservative GOP presidential primary voters.
Hearing Set In Lawsuit Over Licensing Of Detention CentersLawyers for an immigrant rights group will ask a judge to block emergency rules issued by Texas health officials that would allow two immigrant family detention facilities to be licensed as residential child care centers.
Obama Asks Supreme Court To Save Immigration PlanThe Obama administration will ask the Supreme Court to save the president's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, after lower courts blocked it.
Appeals Court Rules Against Obama Immigration PlanIn a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a Texas-based judge's injunction blocking the Obama administration's immigration initiative.
Abbott To Sheriffs: Comply With ICE Or Lose FundingGov. Greg Abbott sent a letter to Texas sheriffs, warning them to comply with ICE detention requests.
Caught Border Immigrants Think They Can StayHundreds of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border told U.S. immigration agents they made the dangerous journey in part because they believed they would be permitted to stay in the United States.
Dallas County Sheriff Faces Lawsuit Over Federal Immigration HoldsThe Dallas County sheriff who was warned by Governor Greg Abbott about not complying with immigration holds has been sued by people who say they were detained for extended periods because of such holds.
Texas Governor Abbott Pushing For 'Sanctuary Cities' Law In 2017Republican Governor Greg Abbott is calling for a "sanctuary cities" law in Texas in his most public support of the divisive immigration issue since taking office.
Church Members Fast To Encourage 5th Circuit Decision On Executive Action CaseThe members aim to encourage the court to issue a decision on the Texas-led lawsuit.