Tag Archives: Sanctuary Cities
Two recent cases in Central Texas illustrate how police aggression and the “sanctuary cities” ban have built a nasty pipeline to deportation.
Two recent cases in Central Texas illustrate how police aggression and the “sanctuary cities” ban have built a nasty pipeline to deportation. – by Gus...Read More
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
ICE Arrestó Casi Tres Veces Más Inmigrantes De Lo Reportado Durante las Redadas del Año Pasado en Austin
La agencia declaró en febrero pasado que la operación realizó 51 arrestos, pero información obtenida por el Observer reveló que el número fue de 132.
Read in English. En febrero pasado, una redada de Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sacudió el área de Austin, llevando consigo a un amplio número de...Read More
ICE Arrested Nearly Three Times as Many Immigrants During Last Year’s Austin Raid Than Previously Reported
The agency said last February's operation netted 51 arrests, but an Observer information request revealed the number is 132.
Leer en español. Last February, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid rocked the Austin area, sweeping up a broad swath of immigrants, including sc...Read More
Houston police chief: “Right in the middle of our Harvey response, we had to actually send out policy and everything to make sure we were compliant.”
Houston police chief: “Right in the middle of our Harvey response, we had to actually send out policy and everything to make sure we were compliant.”...Read More
Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez is reportedly changing the jail’s policy to honor all immigration detainers after the ruling.
It’s official: Texas sheriffs could risk jail time for rejecting some immigration detainers. On Monday, a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling unleashed part...Read More
If Republicans wanted a limited, more moderate SB 4, they held their peace when it mattered.
Months after passing Senate Bill 4, the most draconian anti-immigrant legislation in recent memory, some Texas Republicans seem to be defending a version of the...Read More
Nearly 150 progressive officials gathered in Austin last weekend to build the fight against GOP-controlled state legislatures.
Nearly 150 progressive officials from all over the country gathered in Austin to build the fight against GOP-controlled state legislatures....Read More