Immigration

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

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Request To Let Immigration Action Take Effect

A federal judge in Texas has kept in place a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/08/2015

The Texas State Capitol building. (credit: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Effort To Repeal In-State Tuition Law Takes Center Stage

The Republican-controlled Legislature began a push Monday to repeal Texas’ 14-year-old law that gives the children of some people living in the United States illegally in-state tuition at public universities.

04/06/2015

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)

Judge: Sanctions Possible In Obama Immigration Court Case

A federal judge who has blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action suggested on Thursday that he could order sanctions against the Justice Department.

03/19/2015

Texas state capitol at night

State Senators Discuss Divisive Immigration Bill

State senators are renewing discussion on an immigration bill banning so-called “sanctuary cities,” an issue that has roiled the Texas Legislature in past sessions.

03/16/2015

Pedro Leon Martinez (L) receives help from volunteer Maria Peralta in filing up his application for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Hearing On Allegations In Immigration Lawsuit

The judge who blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration has ordered the Justice Department to answer allegations that the government misled him about part of the plan.

03/09/2015

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Nationwide Sting Nets Immigrant Felons In Texas, Oklahoma

Federal immigration authorities say they have arrested more than 100 undocumented immigrants with prior criminal convictions living illegally in North Texas and Oklahoma.

03/09/2015

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States Say Obama Administration Misled Judge On Immigration

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.

03/06/2015

A major traffic jam. (credit: Getty Images/Jeff Topping)

Report: Texas Population Could Double By 2050

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.

03/06/2015

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Texas Leads States Asking Judge Not To Lift Stay In Immigration Lawsuit

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.

03/03/2015

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