Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday night signed Senate Bill 4, the controversial “sanctuary cities” ban that allows local police officers to be d...Read More
“I’m afraid that this legislation will lead to harassment and profiling of Latinos, especially our children,” said Senator Sylvia Garcia.
Senate Bill 4, the controversial “sanctuary cities” ban, is on its way to Governor Greg Abbott’s desk — where it’s almost certain to be signed into la...Read More
Protesters were charged with a Class B misdemeanor and released to a crowd of cheering supporters.
In wake of the ‘Show Me Your Papers’ bill, Texans take to the state Capitol for International Workers’ Day. ...Read More
Who's to blame for Senate Bill 4? For my money, there is no better place to start than Speaker Joe Straus and the so-called moderates in the Texas House.
Many believed it wouldn’t happen, but on Thursday, the Texas House passed legislation that in spirit and letter is awfully similar to SB 1070, the “show me ...Read More
The Texas Miracle would have been impossible without cheap undocumented labor. But now the Legislature is ready to kick immigrants out.
The Texas Miracle would have been impossible without cheap undocumented labor. But now the Legislature is ready to kick immigrants out....Read More
SB 4 will scare more immigrants away from accessing reproductive health care, critics say.
Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley, Nancy Cárdenas Peña often worried that her undocumented parents wouldn’t make it home. She feared being pulled over by ...Read More
Representative Diego Bernal called the vote “soul-crushing.”
Almost all Texas Republicans in the House voted to allow police officers to question children about immigration status during Wednesday’s heated debate on so-...Read More
Lawmakers gave heartfelt speeches about their experiences as minorities, immigrants and children of immigrants on the Texas House floor Wednesday during heated ...Read More
Senate Bill 1018 would allow prison firms to skip all the burdensome regulations that other child care facilities must deal with.
The private prison companies that run detention centers for immigrant kids and their mothers have a problem: They can’t legally hold families for an extended ...Read More