Texas voters from the two major parties are split on a range of immigration issues, including immigration policy, deportations and bilingual education, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
The Trump administration's policy to deny asylum to migrants who didn't seek protections elsewhere is now being enforced. Immigration attorneys warn the new rule could forever diminish U.S. asylum policy.
Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016 threatened to pull Texas from a refugee resettlement program. But Austin Mayor Steve Adler thinks refugees benefit his city. A new White House plan could mean a state could ban refugees even when a city is prepared to welcome them.
The man, whose immigration case received "administrative closure" from a U.S. judge, was detained by Border Patrol agents at a highway checkpoint. Lawyers say the agents went too far, but federal officials say otherwise.
In late March, more than 700 officers from ports of entry in El Paso; Laredo; Tucson, Arizona; and San Diego were reassigned amid the growing number of migrants arriving at the country’s southern border.