Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch says the system is seemingly designed to use speedy family reunification to pressure parents into deportation.
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
The agent demanded to know why they had different surnames on their passports, then suggested the mother might be a human trafficker.
’You cannot imagine how awful it is to be there,’ the boy said of his nine-month separation by U.S. immigration officials.
Austin nonprofit Southwest Key wants to open a facility for immigrant children in Houston’s East End. Mayor Sylvester Turner has other ideas.
While the nonprofit's shelters are generally well regarded among immigration advocates, the wealth of violations is alarming.
The refusal by the two firms to take on a yearlong contract came one day before Trump announced the end of family separation.
The funds claim to give a fuller picture of the challenges of abortion access in the state.
Unprecedented ICE access to ORR data turns safe placement screening into a mechanism for immigration enforcement, officials and activists say.
A U.S. Supreme Court decision that could mean more revenue comes as officials order spending cuts.
Wallace wrote about the life and times of Myrtis Dightman, a rodeo star who should've been champ.
Plus, a woman unexpectedly gave birth to quadruplets.
The man, a former Border Patrol agent, worked directly with children.
Dr. Marsha Griffin, co-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics special interest group on immigrant health, tells us what she's seen and what separation traumas could mean in the long term for immigrant children.
Lawmakers, faith leaders, and others have largely spoken out against Jeff Sessions’s zero-tolerance policy.
Texas congressman Will Hurd visits a new detention center and rips Trump's family separation policy.
An expert on helping parents navigate the asylum process describes what she's seeing on the ground.
Clashing decisions by federal judges could allow Trump to deport 700,000 undocumented immigrants protected by the program.
Coming off of a major Supreme Court victory in 2016, Whole Woman’s Health and a number of Texas-based orgs look to repeal other Texas laws.
The former University of Texas at Austin president, who takes over from retiring Chancellor William McRaven, discusses the state of the system.
The current head of the Department of Energy gave his alma mater a $2.5 billion gig, and they beat out rival UT’s bid.
The move comes as immigrant apprehensions climb to levels not seen since the end of the Obama administration.
The honors include Excellence in Writing, Special Issue, and, once again, a Designer of the Year award.
San Antonio is America’s fastest-growing city, but its 153-year-old daily paper's owners keep shrinking its newsroom.
The case of a man who slaughtered his family, then gouged out his eyes, will be reviewed Tuesday by an appellate court panel in New Orleans.
The renowned educator (and native Texan) came out of retirement to lead the historically black university.
The first summer after Harvey is when Texas coastal communities most need visitors.
Four baboons briefly escaped from a research facility in San Antonio, and an alien's grave marker was stolen.
The entrepreneur and financier confronts mortality in the most Texan of ways: by putting his beloved ranch on the market.
Diana Natalicio is believed to be the longest serving president of a public university in the country.
What a pattern of inaction after school shootings is doing to American children.
If activists want to make headway on reining in gun violence, they need to understand gun culture.
Earlier this spring, Jeff Pike, the head of the infamous Texas-based Bandidos motorcycle club, went on trial in federal court for racketeering. Prosecutors called him a ruthless killer, the man behind one of the deadliest biker shootouts in American history at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco. Pike, however, said he was just a good family man. On Thursday, jurors announced their verdict.
The 22nd school shooting of 2018 happened on Friday morning near Galveston.
Originally sentenced to twenty years, the Houston dentist who ran over her cheating husband has been paroled.
"We need more women to tackle the energy transition and tackle the biggest challenges we face: climate change, energy poverty, and good infrastructure."
The policy shift means that parents will be separated from their children if caught while crossing borders illegally.
Budgetary shortfalls have left dozens of students from Nepal in the lurch.
Dozens of gang members face charges ranging from trafficking methamphetamines to kidnapping.
Stop blowing up your expensive coolers, says the firearms lobby.
As Austin honored a former slave, Panola County celebrated the Confederacy and ignored his brother.
President Obama may be gone, but he’s not forgotten in the politics of Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Manley was named the lone finalist to lead the city’s police department.
The attorney general told a congressional committee he was deferring to its concerns about stopping funding.
Dallas, on the other hand, is interested.
The nine-year meat hustle has caught up with the former Cameron County Juvenile Detention Center worker.
The nation’s high court will consider whether Texas legislative and congressional districts discriminate against minorities.
The Legal Orientation Program provides guidance to those facing deportation and is praised for saving taxpayer money.
Texas’s political leaders were up in arms about a federal land grab in North Texas, but mostly remain silent about another potential land grab in South Texas.
The Infowars creator is at the peak of his influence but faces lawsuits and potential bannings from social media. Does any of that mean anything?