Federal immigration authorities say they have arrested more than 100 undocumented immigrants with prior criminal convictions living illegally in North Texas and Oklahoma.
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.
A report is projecting the state’s population to double by 2050 if migration into Texas continues at the same pace it did in the last decade.
A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, led by Texas, asked a federal judge Tuesday not to lift a temporary hold on the directives.
The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
Still unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.
President Barack Obama’s plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation is on hold after a judge temporarily blocked the effort.
After suffering a setback in court, immigration advocates and religious leaders went to Christ’s Foundry United Methodist Mission in Dallas to pray.
A federal judge has granted a request by a coalition of 26 states to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration while its lawsuit to permanently stop the order goes through the courts.
The commander of the Texas National Guard wants “predictability” for his troops who are living in motels along the border with Mexico and have the end of their deployment up in the air again.
The Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.
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.