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Myth-Busting Immigration Detainers: They’re Optional, Costly and Rarely Lead to Deportation

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

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Nearly $100K Raised for Travis Co. Programs Affected by Abbott’s Anti-Sanctuary Cities Crusade

After Governor Greg Abbott pulled $1.5 million in grants that fund Travis County programs, local officials and Democrats in the Legislature retaliated by launching a fundraiser.

After Governor Greg Abbott pulled $1.5 million in grants that fund Travis County programs, local officials and Democrats in the Legislature retaliated by launch...Read More

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