Tag Archives: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

andrew white, elections, greg abbott by

Untangling Andrew White’s Views on Border Security, with Andrew White

The gubernatorial candidate’s relative border hawkishness has clashed with the realities of a Democratic primary. With a first debate looming, what exactly does he believe?

Andrew White was just like you or me — if you or I were a millionaire Houston investor born to a former Texas governor. Then, late last year, everything chang...Read More

ice, houston, immigration by

A Catch-22 in the Crimmigration System in Harris County

In Houston, a lack of transparency and poor communication between immigration and criminal courts has created a civil rights nightmare and a clog in the system.

Abysmal record-keeping and an increasingly secretive immigration force have created a catch-22 for undocumented defendants accused of low-level crimes in Housto...Read More

by

ICE Issues More Detainers in Texas, Withholds Crucial Data

In the past, ICE regularly wasted local resources by not following up on its own detainer requests. Now, that information is secret.

The use of immigration detainers — requests for jails to hold immigrants for an extra 48 hours so they can potentially be deported — has spiked in Texas sin...Read More

by

Fear and Loathing at the San Antonio Border Security Expo

Immigration officials say they no longer “distinguish between border security and interior enforcement” and aim to “push the borders out.”

If there was an overarching theme at a border security expo in San Antonio Wednesday, it was that the border is in crisis — and the border is everywhere. R...Read More

Top