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.
Both have expressed liberal viewpoints, but there's a key difference in delivery.
The group has faced backlash for their decision to participate, but still plan to dance despite the implications of participating in this inauguration.
The state prepares to slash funding for disabled kids, a Texas elector resigns rather than vote for Donald Trump, and college football’s top 25 is without a Texas team for the first time in nearly two decades.
After Trump’s stunning win, Texas’s Republican leaders still face a critical choice.
Trump stole the show, but the election did provide some hope for beleaguered Texas Democrats.
After being targeted for her race, Baylor students rally around to show support.
The wit and wisdom of Katrina Pierson.
This election is a mess. Trump’s comments on election rigging have only added to that mess.
Don’t be fooled, Democrats. Texas is still a deeply Republican state.
It’s early on in the voting process, but there’s a lot happening here nonetheless.
Congressman Filemon Vela had always kept a low profile—until he told Donald Trump to stick his border fence you-know-where.