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In 2015, federal authorities never followed up on 62 percent of immigration detainers issued to local jails. Overall, only 15 percent of detainers led to deportations.
In 2015, federal authorities never followed up on 62 percent of immigration detainers issued to local jails. Overall, only 15 percent of detainers led to deport...Read More
The El Paso congressman is a new breed of Texas maverick.
El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke is a new breed of Texas Maverick. ...Read More
Hundreds of students gathered at UT-Austin to inaugurate resistance to the Trump administration.
Hundreds of students gathered at UT-Austin to inaugurate resistance to the Trump administration....Read More
The progressive movement in Texas must take bold action to inspire the residents of our cities to become part of the Trump resistance.
Texans are by and large more progressive than their state politicians. They must continue a long tradition of resistance to help stop Trump....Read More
A Texas legislator seeks to make divorce inaccessible, while ignoring Texans' real problems...
Matt Krause, and so many of his fellow lawmakers who’ve been hired to make Texas government less intrusive, could use a little bossing around. Don’t be afra...Read More
We cannot be passive in the face of great peril.
If you want to understand the moral circumstances that Americans face in the dawning Trump era, you could do worse than The Ox-Bow Incident......Read More
Max Krochmal's new history of multiracial civil rights movements in Texas offers lessons for progressives in the age of Trump, one of which is that demography is not necessarily destiny.
In Krochmal’s view, if progressives today are to triumph over Trumpism, they are going to have to build truly united and lasting grassroots organizations and ...Read More