ICE and CBP’s decision to continue activities during the hurricane have advocates worried for undocumented immigrants.
Where the pygmies have gone deaf.
House members mark Sine Die by threatening each other with violence.
Lieutenant governor threatens to force repeated special sessions unless his agenda is passed.
Governor controls the spotlight as he signs a sanctuary city ban into law.
Five years after killing an anti-immigration bill, Texas businesses are now focused on bathrooms.
For representatives Ana Hernandez and Gene Wu, Wednesday's immigration debate in the House was personal.
The border cities of Tamaulipas brace themselves for the wave of deportees Donald Trump has promised to send their way.
An economic boom in Mexican cities bordering Texas has created an "urban pileup effect." Here's what that looks like.
Over the course of his legendary career, customs officer Hipolito Acosta saw terrible suffering in Mexico. Today, he worries about both sides of the border.
Twenty years ago, a brown-skinned boy was shot to death near the Rio Grande. What fate awaits my own son?
But the Texas Lyceum survey found Republicans back deportation.
It’s still early to see the effects of Trump’s policy changes, but his immigration rhetoric already seems to have far-reaching consequences. But will that continue?
Our favorite political reads of the week.
But Governor Abbott erroneously claims the sheriff released the inmates out into the streets.
The bathroom bill is the latest issue to expose the split between social conservatives and business Republicans.
The conference was called out on Twitter by an artist who posted excerpts from their contract.
The country’s sharp divisions on immigration roil the Texas House on its first big day.
The “unprecedented” arrest has the potential to further marginalize vulnerable members of the immigrant community.
A view from Muslim Capitol Day in turbulent times.
Six stories of refugees resettled in Houston.
Do sheriffs have to comply with sanctuary city regulations?
There’s a growing movement to make Texas college campuses safe for undocumented immigrants.
Manuel Padilla, the Border Patrol’s new sector chief in the Rio Grande Valley, promises to stem the influx of people and drugs into Texas. That may sound fanciful, but consider this: he did it in Arizona.
What they want is for the border, and its problems, to be understood.
The McKinney Boyd valedictorian whose speech about being undocumented went viral explains why she spoke out.
Welcome to the Texas border, home of the two busiest federal court districts in the nation.
The governor is threatening to take funds from local police departments that have “sanctuary city” policies, but are those threats even warranted?
His comments about Syrian refugees have gotten him national attention and could push more Texans to follow his lead.
According to the governor, local mayors aren’t allowed to ban firearms in their city halls, and religious charities can only help people he approves of.
According to Blanca Borrego's family, she was taken into an exam room where sheriff's deputies were waiting for her.
Over half of the GOP's presidential candidates want to end birthright citizenship, but they're not standing by the Constitution.
The U.S.-Mexico border provides plenty of economic benefits for Texas cities. Trump doesn’t want to see that.
The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Friday.
On Thursday, the president said that Congress had left him no choice but to act alone. Conservatives can argue otherwise.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in El Paso stand accused of violating the confidentiality of dozens of Sikh asylum seekers detained in their facility.
Vargas visited the Rio Grande Valley last week to learn about the border crisis—then realized he might not be able to leave.
The illogical politics of immigration reform.
Ted Cruz is going all in against immigration reform. But would his win be our loss?
A Q&A on immigration reform with the president and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Democrats and Republicans seem ready to make a push for comprehensive immigration reform, after years of stalemate on the issue. But Brooke Rollins, head of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, thinks their approach may have the wrong focus.
Segundo Barrio, with its turn-of-the-century tenement buildings and dozens of brightly colored murals, is one of the most historic neighborhoods in the country. As the first community that immigrants encounter after crossing the Rio Grande from Juárez, it is known as the Ellis Island of the border, and over the…
If Congress passes the DREAM Act, the total economic impact for Texas could top $66 billion by 2030.
Writing in the Austin American-Statesman, the governor says the U.S. is "through the looking glass in terms of border policy," and revives talk of forbidding so-called "sanctuary cities."
The governor discussed "Fast and Furious," the Texas DREAM Act, and his "vulture capitalist" critique of the Republican presidential nominee with CBS News's Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation.
In a huge departure from its past stances on immigration, the Republican Party of Texas came out in favor of a heavily regulated guest worker program in its 2012 platform.
UPDATE: The Lite Guv says he never really "challenged" Ted Cruz to debate en español, but the Senate candidates are now scheduled to spar in English twice.
The Illinois senator told the teen’s tragic story to inspire his colleagues to pass the DREAM Act.
Joaquin Luna’s family said he killed himself last week out of despair over his immigration status, but others say the suicide was unrelated to that.
Perry ally throws in the white flag, we learn the origination of the phrase “turn in the barrel,” and the governor tweets about foreign policy.