La Cámara de Representantes de Texas aprobó el proyecto de ley SB 4 con 93 votos a favor y 55 en contra este jueves tras más de 16 horas de debate. El nuevo decreto prohibirá la creación de las llamadas ciudades santuario que no cooperan con las agencias migratorias. La ley también le permite a la policía estatal…
The Texas House of Representatives voted 93-54 Thursday night to pass a measure banning sanctuary cities which refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities in the state. Alarmingly, the measure also gives law enforcement the power to demand to see the immigration status of anyone they detain—whether or not…
La legisladora Victoria Neave del estado de Texas ha lanzado una huelga de hambre que durará hasta el miércoles para protestar un proyecto de ley que se debatirá en la asamblea local del estado.
Texas State Representative Victoria Neave has decided that she will not eat until Wednesday to demonstrate her opposition to an anti-immigrant bill in the state legislature.
A panel of three federal judges has ruled that Texas Republicans deliberately drew state congressional districts to “waste Latino votes,” in yet another judicial rebuke of the state’s increasingly overturned election laws.
One of the first things Donald Trump did when he took office this year was sign an executive order detailing plans to target and deport undocumented immigrants. Part of that plan was to expand the powers of Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agents, recruit local law enforcement to work for ICE, and create more…
The official nickname of Texas is the Lone Star State. The state’s official mammal (large) is the Texas Longhorn. And if one state senator gets his wish, the Official State Gun of Texas will be the cannon—just like the ones settlers used to fire at Mexicans to kick off the Texas Revolution.
A federal judge ruled for the second time Monday that Texas’ stringent voter-ID laws were crafted with the intention of discriminating against minorities, a ruling that follows on the heels of another court finding evidence of racial gerrymandering in how Republican lawmakers drew the state’s election maps.
Las autoridades de inmigración anunciaron la semana pasada que detuvieron a por lo menos 367 individuos en una serie de redadas por todo el país.
El Jefe de la policía de Houston, Art Acevedo, advirtió que las políticas migratorias de la administración Trump están silenciando a las víctimas de violación y otros crímenes violentos.
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has joined a growing chorus of voices warning that the Trump administration’s harsh immigration tactics are silencing victims of rape and other violent crimes.
Students and administrators at the University of Texas in Austin are condemning a number of racist posters aimed at Chinese students that popped up on campus.
En lo que va de este año fiscal (comenzó en octubre del 2016) al menos 5 personas han muerto bajo la custodia del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE).
On the morning of February 9, Juan Martinez got into his car just outside his apartment and prepared to drop off his children at school before heading to his construction job. Then, before his kids came downstairs, immigration agents approached him and asked him for his papers. He’d feared this confrontation for years…
Agentes del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) arrestaron a 26 inmigrantes indocumentados que llegaron a un sitio de trabajo para cumplir con sus horas de servicio comunitario.
Jennifer Williamson is "livid" at the Transportation Security Administration after her son Aaron was subjected to what she claims is a particularly invasive and totally unwarranted pat-down at the Dallas Fort-Worth airport this weekend.
Immigration officials in Texas arrested 26 undocumented immigrants on Sunday who were showing up to a job site to perform their court-ordered community service hours.
Un hombre en DeSoto, Texas transmitió un video de Facebook Live la semana pasada mostrando a los agentes del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) deteniendo a su hermano supuestamente en frente de su hija de nueve años.
On the Monday before Christmas break at an elementary school in Pearland, Texas, just south of Houston, a five-year-old girl named Kai went with the rest of her kindergarten classmates to the library. Physically slight but hugely affectionate with silky blond hair, Kai loved her teacher, her classmates, and her school.