The City of Farmers Branch wants to ban undocumented immigrants from renting property, but Hispanic community leaders are vowing to fight back.
Opposition to immigration overhaul legislation has been relatively muted this summer.
The Farmers Branch City Council voted late Tuesday night to appeal a ruling that overturned a ban on renting apartments to immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Immigration advocates are swarming the country this month, trying to persuade House Republicans to pass a comprehensive overhaul.
After Mitt Romney’s 2012 loss, many Republicans said that the party must moderate its image on some issues. But some GOP lawmakers have done the opposite.
The Farmers Branch City Council could vote today on whether or not to end its long and costly legal fight to implement an ordinance banning immigrants, who are in the U.S. without legal permission, from renting property in the city.
A federal appeals court has once again blocked a Farmers Branch ordinance that bans immigrants who are in the U.S. without legal permission from renting.
Making a rare return to the political arena, former President George W. Bush urged Congress on Wednesday to reach a “positive resolution” on immigration reform.
Former President George W. Bush is set to give brief remarks as his institute hosts a naturalization ceremony followed by a series of panel discussions on immigration.
The immigration debate is shifting to the House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced last week.
The Senate is preparing to cast its first votes on a landmark immigration bill to remake the system and offer citizenship to millions. Two votes are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
Governor Rick Perry revved up for a presidential bid in 2011 by showing the country who’s boss in Texas: He slashed spending, tightened abortion restrictions and declared illegal immigration a state emergency. He’s not calling the shots anymore.