Homeland Secretary: Border Wall Would Help Ease 'National Crisis'The new head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says she hopes construction on a border wall will begin soon.
Homeland Security Chief Lauds Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Ban New U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen harshly criticized so-called "sanctuary cities" late Tuesday, urging the rest of the nation to emulate Texas' tough law banning them.
Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities OrderA federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
Lawyers For Texas Cities Argue Against State Immigration LawAttorneys for numerous Texas local governments and immigrant advocates told a federal appeals court Tuesday that a Texas law aimed at cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities puts illegal and unconstitutional burdens on local authorities.
Appeals Court Argument Set For Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over a Texas law cracking down on sanctuary cities.
Mexico Joins Legal Fight Against Texas Sanctuary Cities LawMexico has joined a legal battle against a Texas law cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities, one of the toughest of its kind in the U.S.
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.
Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities' Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect.
Texas AG Seeks Swift Reversal Of Blocked 'Sanctuary Cities' LawIn a filing Tuesday, Ken Paxton requested expedited consideration and a ruling from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court within two days.