More than a week after an undocumented teen under federal custody in Texas received an abortion, the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate a lower court ruling that allowed the procedure to happen.
The American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday it is suing the Trump administration, seeking the release of an undocumented 10-year-old with cerebral palsy who is currently in federal custody in Texas.
When Caitlin Comfort decided to go to medical school, the Yale grad had her heart set on the East Coast. But facing $90,000 per year price tags for tuition, she said no thanks, and started applying to schools back home in Texas.
Days after a three-judge panel ruled that an undocumented teen in Texas would not immediately have access to an abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking all 10 judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to reconsider.
In the face of a running political argument over what to do with “Dreamers” — recipients of a program aimed at giving some young undocumented immigrants relief from deportation — most Texas voters oppose deportation, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
A group of parents is asking the state to test all babies for spinal muscular atrophy, the most common genetic cause of infant death. They hope that a treatment newly approved by the FDA will bolster their cause.