Dallas Mayor Says City Will Challenge Sanctuary Cities LawDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said Wednesday that he will join other Texas cities in a challenge to the -- newly passed -- so called 'Sanctuary Cities' law.
Heated Immigration Debate Led To Texas Lawmakers' ScuffleA Hispanic Texas lawmaker who a Republican colleague threatened to shoot "in self-defense" after the Democrat pushed him said Tuesday that the altercation was a boiling point in a session where minority members were powerless to stop conservative legislation they say is discriminatory.
Dallas, Austin Mayors Call On Feds To Define 'Sanctuary City' LabelTwo mayors who met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly say they want DHS to clearly define the term "sanctuary city."
Texas Senate Passes Bill Banning Sanctuary CitiesState senators gave preliminary approval to a ban on sanctuary cities. Senate Bill 4 went up for a vote in Austin today.
Texas Lawmakers Rush To Take Up 'Sanctuary Cities' BillThe Texas Senate has begun debating a proposed ban on "sanctuary cities," capitalizing on President Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration to muscle the contested proposal toward passage in record time.
State Legislators Seek Funding Ban For 'Sanctuary Cities'Texas Republicans eager to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration pushed to deny state money for local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate.
States Differ In Response To Trump Immigration PlansWhat are Texas and other states considering after President Donald Trump signed an order threatening to withhold federal funds from communities that don't cooperate with immigration authorities?
Texas Governor's 'Sanctuary' Crackdown Teases New AgendaTexas Governor Greg Abbott is laying out a new agenda that's expected to enthusiastically embrace President Donald Trump's crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities."
Arlington State Senator: "Why Aren't You Speaking English?"An Arlington State Senator is taking heat after asking a man testifying on immigration "Why aren't you speaking in English, then?"
Braddock: Perry Talks Immigration
More Debate, Same Result: House Passes Sanctuary CitiesIn a last-ditch effort to tweak one of their most despised bills of the session, House Democrats tried — and failed — to adopt several amendments today to the “sanctuary cities” bill initially passed by the House late Monday.