Some Trump Administration U.S.-Mexico Border Policies Being Reviewed By Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases involving the Trump administration's policies at the U.S.-Mexico border. One case will look at a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for American court hearings and another centers on the administration's use of border wall money.
Abortion Rights Groups Drop Suit Over Abortion Ordinances In Texas TownsAfter some changes, two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared abortion-rights organizations “criminal organizations”.
ACLU Files Lawsuit To Block Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' From Outlawing AbortionThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against seven Texas towns that have passed local laws banning abortion.
Greyhound Putting A Stop To Immigration Checks On BusesDallas-based Greyhound says it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct immigration checks.
After Nearly A Month Texas Secretary Of State Apologizes For Flawed Noncitizen Voter ListTexas' election chief has apologized for releasing a botched list of nearly 100,000 voters whose citizenship was called into question before being fully vetted.
Texas Secretary Of State Comments Since Sharing Flawed Noncitizen Voter ListSecretary of State David Whitley spoke publicly Thursday for the first time since his office questioned the citizenship of thousands of Texas voters.
ACLU Lawsuit Accuses US Of Wrongfully Denying AsylumThe American Civil Liberties Union says it sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries.
U.S., ACLU Divide On How To Reunify Separated FamiliesThe ACLU and the Trump administration have widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
No Clear Plan Yet On How To Reunite Immigrant Parents With ChildrenTrump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico Border.
ACLU Sues Over Plans For Citizenship Question On 2020 CensusCivil rights lawyers have sued the U.S. Commerce Department to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Texas Renews Request To Expedite Execution ProcessTexas is again attempting to expedite the execution process by seeking U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' approval to opt in to a federal law shortening legal deadlines and limiting appeals options for death-sentenced inmates.
ACLU Sues Government Over Detention Of Asylum SeekersThe ACLU is suing the Trump administration, claiming it is violating immigration laws and its own policies by detaining immigrants who have a solid case for seeking asylum in the U.S.
Texas Hurricane Relief Program Removes 'No Israel Boycott' PledgeA Houston suburb has removed a requirement from a hurricane repair grant program that homeowners must agree to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving money.
Lawsuit Targets Searches Of Electronic Devices At U.S. BorderA federal lawsuit claims the U.S. government's growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information.
Gay Pride Marches Across US Take On Celebratory, Political TonesThousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones.