For connoisseurs of WTF—I’m looking at you trolls—there is but one ur-text, the guiding document by which all others emanate from, and are compared to. And though it is based on immutable laws of nature and God, it is nevertheless a living document too, revised every couple years by a gathering of wise men and women, who puzzle and debate over the text with the passion and intensity of a gathering of Talmudic scholars. I am of course referring to the Texas Republican Party platform.
Tag Archives: immigration
President Obama issued a presidential memo Monday calling the huge number of unaccompanied children crossing the border—primarily into Texas—an “urgent humanitarian situation.” The White […]
The U.S. government has reopened an emergency shelter at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to house unaccompanied children from Central America. Government […]
A growing movement of Central Americans protest mistreatment by authorities, criminals in Mexico.
Immigrants in a for-profit detention center in Conroe are refusing to eat in protest of conditions at the facility and the record number of deportations.
A majority of the unaccompanied Mexican and Central American children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border should qualify for political asylum, according to the United Nations.
Texans deserve a debate, Democrats should hope for one, and Patrick’s extended thoughts on Texas’ present, and future, should go into the public record.
Author Reyna Grande will speak at UT-San Antonio as a part of the university’s Creative Writing Reading Series on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
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.
Where is the Catholic Church’s support for immigrants?