Tribpedia: Immigration

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More than 1 million undocumented immigrants live in Texas, according to the Migration Policy Institute

Because of its proximity to Mexico, Texas is second only to California in the number of undocumented immigrants who live in the state. 

Since the U.S. Congress in 2006 sparked national debate about illegal immigration, the state's immigration policies have become a matter ...

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Updated: Perry Gets Nod From Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who calls himself "America's toughest sheriff," joined Rick Perry on the campaign trail today as the governor aims to mend fences with the GOP voters he has alienated with his moderate stands on illegal immigration. Arpaio, of Arizona, endorsed Perry in the morning and is to appear at two town hall gatherings.

Jose Aliseda
Jose Aliseda

Guest Column: Call Them 'Illegal'

Texas Weekly

I suppose as a legal immigrant to this country at the age of four, I might have a different perspective than someone who has not had at least part of those terms applied to them during their life.

Inside Intelligence: On the Issues

Texas Weekly

The insiders answered questions from the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll for the second week in a row, this time on the death penalty, education, top issues facing Texas, and whether the people they know would vote for a Mormon candidate with whom they agree on issues.

Co-director of the Metropolitan Organization Kevin Collins standing in Immaculate Conception Church where he serves as a priest.
Co-director of the Metropolitan Organization Kevin Collins standing in Immaculate Conception Church where he serves as a priest.

Texas Cities Step Up Prosecutions of Wage Theft

With a new state law designed to protect workers from wage theft now in effect, organizations and lawmakers in at least three Texas cities are facing a new challenge: how to ensure that prosecuting it is a priority.

Texas ACLU Files Lawsuit Against ICE

The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a lawsuit in federal district court today on behalf of three women who were allegedly sexually assaulted at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's T. Don Hutto Family Residential Center in Taylor.