Texans who benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program learned this week that the popular program will be phased out. And they have a second worry: the fate of the state's new immigration enforcement law.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office said on Thursday that his office was sticking with a Tuesday deadline set by officials from Texas and nine other states for President Donald Trump to rescind a popular Obama-era program.
After a federal judge declined to block provisions of a Texas law that allow local law enforcement to ask about a person's immigration status during a detention, lead plaintiffs say that will not result in a major change.
As part of our Lock The Vote series, we examine a key piece of Republicans’ 2011 redistricting strategy, which courts said discriminated against minorities: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett’s curiously-shaped 35th Congressional District.
A man convicted in the sexual assault and murder of an 11-year-old girl was set to die next Wednesday. But the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stopped his execution amid claims of intellectual disability.
There's not much room in federal law for the U.S. Department of Justice to target Texas schools for the use of affirmative action, but a lawsuit pending in state court could spell trouble for race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas at Austin.