Amid growing criticism and pressure to reform the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, the Department of Justice has launched an investigation of three fatal shootings, two of which occurred along the Texas-Mexico border.
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As Willacy County faces a gaping hole in its budget, $128 million in debt still owed on Tent City, and the loss of its largest employer, I’d come to find out if the prison that was supposed to be the county’s economic salvation would end up being its undoing.
More than two million people have been deported since President Obama took office in 2008. Among this massive number, an increasing number of people with valid legal claims to remain in the U.S.—even U.S. citizens—are mistakenly deported, according to a report released by the ACLU today.
Manuel Velez, sentenced to die in 2008 based on flawed science, stepped into the sun on Wednesday, free for the first time in years.
In an interview with a tea party radio show, David Dewhurst described the surge of DPS and National Guard to the border with menacing bravado.
An ACLU report released Monday claims that Bureau of Prisons policies discriminate against non-citizen inmates and that prisoners are “subjected to shocking abuse and mistreatment.”
Advocacy groups want a statewide ban on using Tasers on schoolchildren, but discipline policies vary widely between school districts.
House Bill 360 Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) Under this bill Rep. Matt Krause wants to allow student organizations, even those at private schools, […]