Lawsuits Begin Over Texas 'Sanctuary City' LawA Latino rights groups says it has filed what may be the first lawsuit challenging a new "sanctuary cities" ban in Texas that allows local police to ask a person during routine stops whether they're in the U.S legally.
Some Civil Rights Sites At Risk Of Being Lost To HistoryFrom a Civil War battlefield where Hispanic Union soldiers fought to birthplaces of civil rights leaders, sites linked to the nation's struggle for racial equality are overlooked, neglected and absent from travel guides.
Texas Educator Back On Job, Cleared Of Abuse ClaimsA Houston educator has returned to work after school district police found he did not abuse four students who alleged they were hit.
Local Organizations Help Young Immigrants Seeking The American DreamBrought to the U.S. as a toddler, Jessica Barron learned early that her life would be severely limited by her immigration status. But for Barron, and others like her, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is like pouring rain on the seeds of withered dreams.
Hispanic Vote Could Sway RacesCanvassers in several predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods in North Dallas are getting the word out to vote in advance of Tuesday's elections. Several polling groups are expecting more than 12 million Hispanics to vote across the country this year.
Attorney General Accepts Texas Redistricting DealA congressman's lawyer says the Texas attorney general has agreed to a temporary voting map that could keep the April 3 date for primary elections in Texas.
Supreme Court To Hear State Redistricting Arguments MondayThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a dispute over Texas redistricting.
Latino Group Protests Dallas City Council RedistrictingProtesters will gather at Dallas City Hall Wednesday morning to call for changes to the new map for Dallas City Council districts. They're calling it "Occupy City Hall", although they have no official ties to the "Occupy Dallas" protest.
LULAC Defends Expelled Kaufman High SchoolerA 17-year-old was expelled from Kaufman High School after administrators said he attacked other students with a steel pipe. He maintains, though, that it was a desperate act of self defense and LULAC has joined in the fight to clear his name.
FB Mayor Upset With LULAC Program At R.L. TurnerThere is controversy in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch School District over a mentoring program that involves volunteers from the Latino rights group LULAC.