Judge Presses Government On Abortion Access For ImmigrantA federal judge said Wednesday she doesn't understand why federal officials don't "step aside" and allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to get an abortion.
Poll Finds Most Americans Don't Want 'Dreamers' DeportedOnly about 20 percent of Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
President Trump Links Immigration Demands To DACA SupportPresident Donald Trump is telling congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.
California Becomes Sanctuary State As Governor Signs BillCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another tool to fight President Donald Trump.
Senators Seek 'Dreamers' Fix After Trump Ends ProgramSenators of both parties pledged Tuesday to work toward a solution for "Dreamers" after President Donald Trump announced plans to end a program protecting the young immigrants brought illegally to this country as kids.
Fort Worth ISD Wants Congress To "Get Going" And Deal With DACAThe Fort Worth ISD wants the U.S. Congress to "get going" and deal with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Austin To Honor Federal Immigration DetainersA Texas sheriff who had declined to honor some requests to detain immigrants in local jails says that her county now will comply with all such requests from federal authorities.
Court: Texas Can Enforce More Of 'Sanctuary Cities' LawTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the decision would allow the state to "enforce the core" of the law while opponents predicted that the actual effect would be limited.
Appeals Court Allows More Of Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal appeals court has partially lifted a judge's order that blocked much of a Texas law targeting "sanctuary cities."
Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities'A U.S. District judge blocked much of the law on Aug. 31, a day before it was to take effect. The state appealed to the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
More Charges, New Defendant In Texas Human Smuggling CaseThe driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday.
Immigrant Hurricane Victims Turn To Churches Amid FearFor many of them, the church was the safest place to seek relief after Harvey devastated Houston and left thousands of immigrants fearful of turning to the government for help amid fears they would get deported.

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