Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez published her long-awaited policy concerning how her office will work with U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Friday. The sheriff plans to maintain communication with the federal agency, but will not comply with many – or any, at all – of its most rote detainer requests.
Roughly 400 University of Texas students walked out of class on Friday, Jan. 20, in protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration as 45th president of the United States. The International Socialist Organization, the Palestinian Solidarity Committee, United Students Against Sweatshops, and the Revolutionary Student Front were among the event organizers.
Depending on the circumstances of your birth, 2016 may have seen your favorite musician pass on, or it might have been a year that forced you to flee your war-torn country. If you landed in the former category, then maybe you wondered how to help those in the latter.
A night or two after November’s general election, still shocked America had voted a spray-tanned corporate fascist into power, I was lingering around an East Austin backyard when I heard local folksinger Jacob Jaeger pickin’ a familiar tune so redefined by circumstance that it seemed prophetic.
Following a three-day hearing that concluded Thursday afternoon, U.S. Judge Sam Sparks granted a temporary injunction blocking Texas officials from removing Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program until at least Feb. 21.
Since last fall, South by Southwest has parceled out its 2017 music lineup via sometimes massive lists revealing hundreds of performers. From here on out, the conference will release small batches every Friday. This week’s arrives a day early so as not to compete with tomorrow’s presidential inauguration.