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‘It’s Humiliating’: Released Immigrants Describe Life with Ankle Monitors

Posted on · The devices are a better option than detention, but they disrupt almost every aspect of daily life, from sleeping and exercising to buying groceries and getting a job, according to more than a dozen attorneys, immigrant advocates and Central American asylum-seekers.

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Five Years After Wendy Davis Filibuster, Texas Abortion Providers Struggle To Reopen Clinics

Posted on · For all Wendy Davis’ determination, getting an abortion in Texas is much harder today than it was in 2013. Abortion rights advocates believe it will take at least another decade for the state’s health care providers to re-establish the network of abortion clinics that existed before HB 2 became law.

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Lawsuit Claims Texas Senator Interfered In Liquor Agency Investigation

Posted on · State Sen. Joan Huffman denies that she tried to influence an investigation into a bar in which she had a financial interest. A fired agent said he was told a state senator tried to kill the probe, but he doesn't have evidence that Huffman "told anybody to falsify records or delete records."