Asylum seekers entering the United States through Mexico will be sent back across the border as their asylum cases are decided.
Keying off of Governor Abbott’s opposition to President Obama’s Syrian resettlement policy, Russian trolls built Texas dissent.
Carlos Sanchez speaks with a Texas congressman on the appropriations committee ahead of the looming budgetary showdown in Washington.
Federal officials have reversed course and announced they will no longer require fingerprints of potential sponsors for detained children.
Beto O'Rourke said contractor is asking the Trump Administration to stop sharing information of potential sponsors with immigration agents.
The tech giant will become the largest employer in Austin, bringing an additional 5,000 jobs.
Texas's senior U.S. senator says he will have to make the case for his re-election based on his positions, not those of the president.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has avoided the turmoil of the Trump Administration by staying out of Washington.
Matthew Whitaker repeatedly hammered the idea that people who enter the country without authorization are ”illegal aliens.”
Texas members of Congress are expressing concern about President Trump's stated willingness to partially shut down government to get funding for his wall.
The controversial interim head of the Justice Department is scheduled to be accompanied by U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco in Austin.
Key Congressional Democrats vow to fight $190 million Trump administration request to run Tornillo.
Both members promise increases oversight of facilities for migrant children when Democrats take control of the House in January.
The 41st president was the oldest living former president in the history of the United States
The silver anniversary of a birding festival highlights the contrast between the politics and the ecology of the region.
The plans come on the same day that the Trump administration claims power to deny asylum to those entering U.S. illegally.
The Texas Legislature refused to consider ending birthright citizenship in 2009. Now President Trump wants to do it by fiat.
In addition to deployment of Army troops, border nonprofits are seeing the beginnings of mass family releases.
The Republican rally for Ted Cruz was a display of us-against-ourselves politics.
Border agents are seeking more help from nonprofits as growing numbers of families are being arrested.
The president's rallies for Republican candidates are more often about him than about the candidates he’s endorsing.
For Long-Separated Immigrant Families, a Three-Minute Hug at the Border Offers a Bittersweet Reunion
Irving Castillo hadn't seen his family in fifteen years. At the 'Hugs Not Walls' event, they were able to reunite—for 180 seconds.
On our latest podcast, a timely chat about Kavanaugh, Beto, and Mueller with the creator and cohost of Showtime’s 'The Circus.'
Michael McCaul, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, shares his views on some of the world’s biggest political hot spots.
President Trump’s budget adviser says the Texas Senate seat is in play because the party nominee is not likable.
Their fraught primary relationship comes back to haunt Texas’s junior senator.
President Trump’s announcement of a U.S.-Mexico trade agreement represents a forward leap, but hold off on celebrations, advises former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Antonio Garza.
President Trump called it ’a big day for our country’ in a deal that ratchets up pressure on Canada.
A month after a federal judge’s deadline more than 500 children remain in federal custody and away from their families.
O’Rourke continues to nip at Ted Cruz’s heels in the latest poll, even if a third of the state's voters are unfamiliar with him.
The former UT chancellor stepped into the political fray with an open letter to President Trump denouncing his "McCarthy-era" tactics.
The Dallas-based sportscaster sounded off on NFL protests, Trump calling LeBron dumb, and why he doesn’t ‘stay in his lane’ in this week’s National Podcast of Texas.
The judge ordered the administration to begin finding missing parents and to reunite them with their children.
The solutions to our current crisis on the border are relatively simple, says Houston immigration expert Charles Foster. But our politicians don’t have the nerve to make them happen.
Ted Cruz versus Beto O’Rourke may be the most anticipated Texas race on the November ballot, but June’s state party conventions were all about Donald Trump.
While that's good news, immigration advocates, fearful of mass deportations, have gotten a judge to issue a stay temporarily halting deportations.
Hutchison shows discomfort at President Trump’s style, but her record shows she’s in agreement with the substance of his remarks.
In El Paso, Immigrants Reunited With Their Small Children Tell Their Stories of Detention, Separation, and Release
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has always leaned left, but he shows a pragmatic centrist streak that leaves some supporters uneasy.
Mexico elected a left-leaning populist in a landslide on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know about the man called AMLO.
’You cannot imagine how awful it is to be there,’ the boy said of his nine-month separation by U.S. immigration officials.
The refusal by the two firms to take on a yearlong contract came one day before Trump announced the end of family separation.
The governor declared that only Congress can fix family separations shortly before the president ended the policy.
The move by Sheriff Richard Wiles marks a growing chorus of local law enforcement across Texas that is critical of the federal family separation policy.
Lawmakers, faith leaders, and others have largely spoken out against Jeff Sessions’s zero-tolerance policy.
House speaker Joe Straus asks President Trump to stop the policy, while State Representative César Blanco asks Abbott to cease National Guard deployment.
Texas congressman Will Hurd visits a new detention center and rips Trump's family separation policy.
Clashing decisions by federal judges could allow Trump to deport 700,000 undocumented immigrants protected by the program.
Outside a cookie shop in one of Houston’s most idyllic neighborhoods, a West University Place council member spied Trump’s name on a teenager’s shirt and yelled a few of the president’s worst words at her. Then the internet found out. It's springtime in the age of hysteria.
The move comes as immigrant apprehensions climb to levels not seen since the end of the Obama administration.