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.
They had entered the U.S. illegally, seeking asylum from an abusive home, and were completely unaware they would be separated.
Constitutional scholar Ted Cruz says he has no idea whether President Trump can pardon himself.
Last weekend, border agents turned away legal asylum-seekers on the U.S.-Mexico border. In a ‘Texas Monthly Reporter’ podcast, reporter Robert Moore discusses this tactic and its effect on those being turned away.
Federal law allows immigrants to step into United States and claim asylum; agents are physically preventing them from doing so.
The 22nd school shooting of 2018 happened on Friday morning near Galveston.
The left is taking Trump’s comment about MS-13 out of context. That doesn’t mean they’re wrong.
The policy shift means that parents will be separated from their children if caught while crossing borders illegally.
The attorney general told a congressional committee he was deferring to its concerns about stopping funding.
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.
At the same time, a majority of Texans polled oppose the idea of building a border wall.
Presidents past and present, as well as leaders from across the political spectrum, mourn the death of the former first lady.
A small-town sheriff took on his president and his governor and learned that facts can get in the way of a good political narrative.
As construction begins for Trump’s project near El Paso, debate turns to nomenclature instead of immigration.
As Texas moves to send the National Guard to the border, Mexico moves to new business markets.
National Guard troops are once again heading to the U.S.-Mexico border. So what?
Presidents Obama and Bush, as well as former Texas governor Rick Perry, made the same decision several times before.
The omnibus bill allocates money toward border wall construction along 33 miles in the Rio Grande Valley.
Immigrant advocates are concerned about the directive, which reverses an Obama-era policy.
With at least a dozen states suing over a Trump administration decision to ask people their citizenship status in the next census, we separate facts from myths
The London-based political profiling company is accused of harvesting 50 million Facebook profiles without users’ permission.
President Trump announced on Twitter that he's replacing the former Exxon chief with CIA director Mike Pompeo.
Senator Ted Cruz told the Senate that Republicans did not campaign to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.
Some observers fear the tariffs could slow the industry's rapid growth.
Donald Trump has profoundly discouraged people from coming over our borders. But is his influence wearing off?
A summit on art and activism at Houston’s Day for Night festival pulled no punches.
Guest column: With the negotiations stalling, it's time to be honest with ourselves that this is not just a problem of finding a compromise.
CNN’s Debate Night: Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and a house divided.
Without naming Trump, Bush bashes nativism, protectionism, bigotry, and bullying.
Bruce K. Jacobson Jr. says Cruz broke a promise to voters by refusing to endorse Donald Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Pop’s outspoken remarks have created room for America’s most politically active sports league to take an even more active stance.
Requests for states to release voter information following President Donald Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud have sparked controversy around the country but appear quite common in Texas.
Our favorite political reads of the week.
Texans may already have paid for part of President Trump’s signature proposal.
On the weekend Donald Trump became the forty-fifth president of the United States, everyone called for unity—so long as the other side would just agree with them.
With Rex Tillerson and Rick Perry on his team, Donald Trump is all set to revive the fortunes of the Texas energy sector.
State senator Konni Burton says conservatives shouldn’t just reflexively defend Trump administration.
Talking with former U.S. ambassador Antonio Garza about what Trump means for Mexico—and Texas.
According to a Midland representative, Vicente Fernández's song for Clinton was on par with Russian hacks.