Texas has become the epicenter of immigrant family detention, where many families are detained in prison-like conditions and exploited by local judges.
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Without a real definition of border security, state budget analysts can’t tell whether spending has been effective, and yet $815 million is proposed anyway.
What’s to like, and loathe, in the new action on immigration reform from President Obama.
Longtime immigration attorney Dan Kowalski explains what to expect tomorrow when President Barack Obama unveils his executive action on immigration.
Faith leaders are building a new nationwide sanctuary movement and urging churches across the country to offer shelter to immigrants facing deportation.
Blake Farenthold met with constituents at a Bastrop town hall Wednesday night—and reminded us why we’re unlikely to see immigration reform anytime soon.
The House Republican leadership fails to pass emergency supplemental bill for influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America
Back in 2009, the Obama administration promised reform of the massive, mostly for-profit U.S. immigrant detention system. Immigrant advocates are still waiting. The number […]
In an attempt to move Republican leaders in the House to reignite the immigration reform debate, thousands of immigrants in more than 140 cities marched on Saturday, demanding reform and an end to deportations.
Texas Reps. John Carter and Sam Johnson’s exit from a bipartisan working group on immigration reform could signify a bigger problem reform’s chances in the next few months — some Republicans in Congress who represent majority-white and heavily conservative constituencies find themselves unable to compromise on this core issue.