According to Blanca Borrego's family, she was taken into an exam room where sheriff's deputies were waiting for her.
The Battle for Birth Certificates: Is Denying Them To Children Of Undocumented Immigrants Constitutional?
Ken Paxton asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by 17 families. Here’s why that probably won’t happen.
The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Friday.
An interview with Bill and Turner Ross, whose Sundance award-winning documentary about border life, Western, screens at SXSW Film.
Governor Greg Abbott dodges a couple of tough questions on Face the Nation.
On Thursday, the president said that Congress had left him no choice but to act alone. Conservatives can argue otherwise.
Jose Antonio Vargas, the Nation’s “Most Famous Undocumented Immigrant,” Has Been Released From Detention in McAllen
Vargas visited the Rio Grande Valley last week to learn about the border crisis—then realized he might not be able to leave.
I watched the debate on immigration between Dan Patrick and Julian Castro last night. Erica is also going to write about it today, but in my mind it didn’t really settle anything though it did raise a long-lingering issue. During the course of the debate, Patrick said that
Last week the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the City of Farmers Branch, located northwest of Dallas, which sought to pass an immigration enforcement ordinance that would have prohibited landlords from renting to immigrants who were deemed unlawfully present and authorized arrest and prosecution of landlords
The battle over securing the border has shifted from Arizona to Texas, according to the New York Times.
A new short story.
Read an excerpt from the new book by Bill Broyles and Mark Haynes.
Nate Blakeslee talks about immigration and the media coverage of border spillover violence.
Two Border Patrol agents are sent to prison while the dope smuggler they pursued and wounded is granted immunity by federal prosecutors and goes free. A miscarriage of justice? Not so fast.
For some residents of Mount Pleasant, the April 16 immigration raid on the local chicken plant was no more than a segment on the evening news. For others, including many legal residents of the tiny East Texas town, it was the moment everything changed.
A report by the Pew Hispanic Center finds that the huge wave of immigration from Mexico not only seems to have come to an end but is also reversing itself. This is a remarkable development, one that would have seemed unthinkable even five years ago. Illegal immigrants are
Does anybody else find it ironic that Perry is faltering because of the rare good deeds that he has done, such as the Dream Act and the HPV mandate? The guy spends ten years being a total hardline conservative with a couple of exceptions, and suddenly his own party is
The Texas tea party's revolt over Rick Perry's immigration stand is, well, revolting. I seldom agree with Perry, but he is right this time--right in a moral sense, but wrong politically. Building a wall will not make Texas a better state. Denying scholarships to the children of immigrants will not
The outcome of the Arizona immigration lawsuit was inevitable. The Arizona statute is preempted by federal law and by the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution. From the Court's opinion: "The United States asserts that mandatory determination of immigration status for all arrestees “conflicts with federal law because it necessarily
My copy of the federal government’s complaint plainly says that the lawsuit is brought in the District Court for the District of Arizona. But will it stay there? Article 3, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution reads: In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in