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
Nine in 10 Texas farmworkers lack access to licensed housing, and many live without running water, electricity or ventilation.
Nine in 10 Texas farmworkers lack access to licensed housing, and many live without running water, electricity or ventilation....Read More
Dashcam Video: In Rush to Help Deport Immigrants, Texas State Troopers May Be Trampling the Constitution
Legal experts, pointing to a series of Supreme Court rulings, say a DPS trooper may have violated the Fourth Amendment.
Legal experts, pointing to a series of Supreme Court rulings, say a DPS trooper may have violated the Fourth Amendment....Read More
House Democrats say they will fight SB 4 "with everything we've got" during Wednesday's debate.
A Democratic lawmaker who began fasting in opposition to the so-called sanctuary cities bill on Sunday has been joined by supporters in the demonstration, but h...Read More
Senator Borris Miles’ bill requires concrete crushing facilities to be located at least 440 yards away from parks and playgrounds.
Concrete crushing plants, which recycle concrete from demolished roads and buildings, can emit plumes of fine dust, worsening nearby residents’ asthma and oth...Read More
Whole Woman’s Health is accepting appointments in Austin this week while about two dozen other clinics remain closed in the wake of HB 2.
Nearly one year after the U.S. Supreme Court struck two major provisions from Texas’ sweeping anti-abortion law, the clinic at the center of the case is emerg...Read More
Organized by the Democratic National Committee, the "Come Together and Fight Back" tour aims to unify the party after the fractious 2016 primary and energize the progressive grassroots.
Around 2,000 people gathered in Grand Prairie Thursday to hear Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders address the future of the Democratic Party as part of a nine-state...Read More