Texas Stands Out on Multiple Immigration Fronts

As Congress wades deeper into the debate over comprehensive immigration reform legislation, Texas is standing out both for enforcement within its borders and for its appeal to 21st century activists who are seeking an overhaul to the country’s system.

Data released this week from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, based at Syracuse University, shows that more undocumented immigrants are detained and prosecuted in Texas than any other state. It comes as the cities of Austin and San Antonio were chosen by a bipartisan advocacy group to co-host events this week as part of a national digital march in ...

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