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Texas Police Say 'No' to Immigration Enforcement
Localizing immigration enforcement is harmful
"...bills filed at the Capitol which would make policing immigration a job for local cops...."

Feb. 17, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Will Immigration Make or Break Cornyn?
The GOP base wants a crackdown, but a leading Hispanic Republican defects.
"...will be, but Texas’ junior U.S. senator knows that immigration reform is a landmine issue that can’t be avoided...."

Aug. 22, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Texas Responds to Obama's Immigration Order
Dems applaud, while GOP bemoans death of the Republic
"...George W. Bush. But with today's executive order on immigration, his reputation may change...."

Nov. 20, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texans March for Immigration Reform
Friday's rally will challenge the Legislature's silence
"...struggling to look less like The Simpsons' Mr. Burns, immigration reform is again leading the national conversation. Friday's March..."

Feb. 21, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

During Austin Visit, A.G. Jeff Sessions Rehashes Immigration Myths
Activists protest Sessions and the DOJ's "racist" agenda
"...on Friday, Oct. 20, to deliver a speech about immigration rife with mistruths and fear-mongering...."

Oct. 23, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Devolver to Host Video Games Impacted by Immigration Ban
Local publisher showcases the Middle East at GDC in California
"...President Trump’s executive order that severely restricted travel and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries threw an unexpected wrench in..."

Feb. 15, 2017 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

SCOTUS Overturns Most of Arizona Immigration Law
Court also outlaws life-without-parole for juveniles
"...Supreme Court today overruled significant portions of Arizona's controversial immigration law. In a separate case, the Supremes ruled that..."

June 25, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

DPS Director Steve McCraw Issues Immigration Marching Orders
Since Nov. 4, DPS troopers "have an obligation" to work with ICE, Border Patrol
"...for minor traffic infractions, then asking them about their immigration status and turning many in to the Border Patrol..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Immigration Reform: Cornyn's Current Take
Texas' junior U.S. senator wasn't shying away from the issue at last Tuesday's Rotary Club of Austin meeting
"...will be, but Texas' junior U.S. senator knows that immigration reform is a land-mine issue that can't be avoided...."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Immigration Folly at the Lege
"...Sweeping immigration reforms passing through the Texas House could severely affect..."

April 27, 2007 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Anti-Immigration Lawsuit on Shaky Ground
Anti-immigrant lawyers file Brownsville lawsuit against Obama order
"...was filed before Hanen, who has attacked the administration's immigration policies, precisely because the plaintiffs expect he'll look on..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Immigration News
Some Central Americans catch a temporary break; and lawsuit filed against LAPD on behalf of organizers of May 1 rally in Los Angeles
"...America," reads the release, which quotes U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Emilio Gonzalez as saying that though the..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Immigration Legislation Update
Immigrant rights taking a hit in D.C.
"...bill, saying it will do nothing to stop illegal immigration, it has been reported that Bush plans on signing..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

Immigration Update
Congress not making immigration legislation progress; and local immigrant rights organizers gather to call attention to those separated from their families via detention or deportation
"...Republicans have "all but abandoned" a broad overhaul of immigration laws to concentrate on – you guessed it –..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

Obama Talks Economy – Immigration Protesters Outside
Obama knocks GOP for "cynical political games"
" stamps, pass fair pay laws, or bring the immigration reform package bill to a floor vote. Their legislative..."

July 10, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Immigration in Illinois
Another law challenges the exclusive federal right to create immigration legislation.
"...of battles over whether cities can pass their own immigration laws, a much bigger fight is looming between Illinois..."

Sept. 25, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Immigration Insanity in D.C.
While Senate debates useless details of proposed immigration legislation, potentially insidious portions of Hagel-Martinez compromise lurk, waiting to slip through
"...spends hours debating symbolic, ultimately useless details of proposed immigration legislation – such as making English our "official" national..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

The Feds Do Immigration
"...The immigration debate is a heated one that raises serious questions:..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

Judge Blocks Immigration Reforms
Obama's planned expansion of DACA and DAPA on hold
" issuing a preliminary injunction blocking President Barack Obama's immigration-related executive action. Obama's policy shift, which he announced last..."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Immigration and the Border
"...We Had the Money: Despite much rhetoric about illegal immigration, the House Border & International Affairs Committee and its..."

May 11, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Supreme Court Deadlocks on Immigration
Obama order to extend relief to undocumented immigrants blocked
"...judge is known for being a critic of Obama’s immigration policy.) The Justice Department then appealed to the high..."

June 23, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Republican Calls Immigration Reform Lord's Work
Debbie Riddle: secretly going after the anti-immigrant, Cthulhu-loving votes in November?
"...Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball, for reminding you that it's illegal immigration...."

April 24, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Immigration by the Numbers
As our focus shifts from Iraq failures, an untenable and disheartening argument arises
"...As framed by the most strident activists against illegal immigration, the problem is a Möbius strip with no possible..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Immigration Laws Held Up at the Border
"...This just in – Texas is not in the immigration business. That's the news from the chairman of the..."

March 30, 2007 News Feature by Amy Smith

Buying What They're Selling on Immigration
" is in distress due to unsustainable levels of immigration and a rising tide of illegal immigrants. It is..."

May 31, 2006 Postmarks

Trump Budget Wants Congress to Rewrite Federal Immigration Law
But that budget? DOA. (We hope.)
" appendix is a provision that would rewrite federal immigration law to tighten the screws on alleged "sanctuary cities."..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Obamacare: Deadline Looms for Immigration Status
Health insurance consumers must send in paperwork or risk losing their coverage
"...federal marketplace. One requirement is proof of citizenship or immigration status: The marketplace is open to U.S. citizens and..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Other Immigration-Related News
Congress reportedly strikes green card, H-1B visa amendments from Labor/HHS appropriations bill; Bush administration gets called out for trampling Constitution to expedite border-wall construction.
"...and Human Services appropriations bill. According to the American Immigration Lawyers Association website (, the Schumer-Hutchison amendment proposed increasing..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature

Support Balanced Immigration Reform
"...White House, there is a rare chance for balanced immigration reform. But if those reforms are merely a combination..."

Nov. 15, 2006 Postmarks

Time to Greatly Restrict Immigration
"...Dear Editor, As part of the “anti-immigration crowd” Louis Black puts down [“Page Two,” June 30],..."

July 3, 2006 Postmarks

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