Immigration

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

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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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Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama’s Immigration Action

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.

02/23/2015

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

Texas Guard Troops Staying On Border, But Some Question Mission

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.

02/20/2015

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Key Issues In Lawsuit Over Immigration

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.

02/18/2015

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Two Women From Mexico Take Two Different Paths To Dallas

After suffering a setback in court, immigration advocates and religious leaders went to Christ’s Foundry United Methodist Mission in Dallas to pray.

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Federal Judge Blocks Obama’s Immigration Plan

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.

02/16/2015

Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas National Guard Wants ‘Predictability’ On Border Surge

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.

02/11/2015

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Lt. Gov. Patrick: National Guard Not Leaving Texas Border

The Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.

02/10/2015

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